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Military Snaps to Attention for Reagan

February 27, 2011 |  2:05 am





  Feb. 27, 1981, Comics  

  Feb. 27, 1981, Uniforms  


Feb. 27, 1981: Military officers are back in uniform around Washington after an informal switch to civilian clothes, apparently prompted by a remark in 1955 by President Eisenhower that “the place looked like an armed camp.” The change was due to another presidential quip, this time from Ronald Reagan, who supposedly asked: “How do I know you’re a general if you don’t wear a uniform?”
 
Keeping reading for Charles Champlin’s review of Georges Simenon's "The Little Doctor" and musings on murder mysteries.





  Feb. 27, 1981, Uniforms  
 


  Feb. 27, 1981, Charles Champlin
Feb. 27, 1981, Charles Champlin
 



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