Letters, Oct. 15, 1951

Above Politics


Even though a lifelong Republican with a yearning for a change in the present Federal Administration, I am disturbed over plans being laid by certain Republicans of brass-hat level to pressure General Eisenhower into giving up his present European responsibilities and accepting the Republican presidential nomination. The planners, in my opinion, could do no greater disservice to the country.

As a purely political move, it is granted that the nomination of the general would be a knockout . . . [But] General Eisenhower is now engaged in European work of tremendous importance to the safety of this and other non-Communist countries...

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