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American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter XI, Taps, pgs. 678-710 Summary

William Manchester
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Chapter XI, Taps, pgs. 678-710 Summary and Analysis

MacArthur drove around the country in 1952 having received many invitations from governors and mayors. There were numerous parades and the MacArthurs received gifts where ever they went. Douglas gave speeches. MacArthur campaigned against the administration. There was talk of MacArthur being considered as a possible presidential candidate and was chosen to given the keynote address at the Republican convention. MacArthur thought he was a better choice than Eisenhower, but Eisenhower received the nomination and went on to win the election. MacArthur remained popular with the public.

Jean and Douglas hoped that Arthur would attend West Point someday, but he never did. He eventually attended and graduated from Columbia in 1961. He remained in Manhattan after his father's death living under an assumed name.

MacArthur wrote his memoirs later on in his life. He celebrated his eighty fourth birthday...

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