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General MacArthur Dismissed

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General MacArthur Dismissed

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In the April 27, 1951, episode of the radio program "Hear It Now," Edward R. Murrow relays the story of Gen. Douglas MacArthur's dismissal and the resulting arguments in Congress. Many Republicans claimed MacArthur was the victim of a smear campaign, including Sen. Richard Nixon, who is heard making accusations against the Pentagon.