The People Win

The heat was on the White House. For a fortnight, dumpy, testy little Lord Beaverbrook had dug and prodded and needled the Administration with the sarcastic, leering politeness that makes him effective. Now, successively, the President had two callers who turned the trick.

First came Missouri's grey little Harry Truman, chairman of the Senate committee investigating the war program. Senator Truman told Mr. Roosevelt that he was going to rip the whole defense organization up the middle. His report would disclose that the production effort was an awesome mess.

Second caller was...

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