VETERANS: Citizens Second

A few tired old funsters wandered around the streets with water pistols and electric shockers, startling unwary women. There was a four-hour parade—it had originally been scheduled to last 14 hours. But that was about all. San Francisco, which had stiffened its sinews to meet.the annual American Legion convention, relaxed. Some 150,000 Legionnaires had been expected. Only about 25,000 Legionnaires showed up, and pretty sedate at that.

The expected rebellion of World War II vets turned out to be a dud. Very much in the minority (with only 20% of the voting strength),...

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