Clipped From The Sandusky Register
Rotary Hears Book Publisher Tell Of MacArthur Chapter 1 "Never in history has this coun try been more misled from a national national level than the period since 1933 up to the present," James K. Eyre, book publisher of Wilmington, Wilmington, Del., told the Sandusky Rotary Club at its meeting Thursday. Eyre is author of the book "The Roost velt-MacArthur Conflict," which deals with the dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur by President Harry Truman and the bitter feud which existed between late President Roosevelt and the general. Eyre was American ad vlser to President Osmena in Washington and the Philippines thereby getting a first»hand in sight to the Roosevelt-MacArthur conflict. " He regards MacArthur's dismissal dismissal as the most uncouth piece of trickery ever resorted to by a president, stating that the general was "sold down the river" time and again for reasons which the American public has never had re vealed to them by the State Department. Department. • The author branded George C Marshall, former - ational defense chie" disloyal to MacArthur, de claring that Marshall was nothing more than a "flunkey" carrying out the vicious wishes of President Truman in his move to destroy General MacArthur. Eyre claime the distinction of having attended the last private conference Presi dent Roosevelt held with President Osmena one w«ek before the for trier's death. At this conference Osmena belabored Roosevelt to clear up the MacArthur situation in fairness to the general.