The Congress last week set ahead for six months, until June 1944, the legal deadline for bringing to trial Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel and Major General Walter C. Short. Thus the smoldering subject of the blame for Pearl Harbor was neatly maneuvered into the middle of next year's Presidential campaign.

Even if Kimmel and Short do not stand trial in June, the Administration will. Roared Missouri's enraged Senator Bennett Champ Clark: "I'm going to keep after them. Stimson and Knox want no part of a court-martial for Kimmel and Short ... in fact the Administration as a whole wishes to...

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