Gen Douglas Macarthur Quotes

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The clear suggestion is that there ought not to be civilian control of the military. What have callow noncombatants giving brisk orders to grizzled soldiers? How could Lincoln have fired the slavery-loving Gen. George B. McClellan, or Truman dismissed the glorious Douglas MacArthur?
Christopher Hitchens
In the fall of 1945, Valentine stepped down as police chief and became the regular Gang Busters narrator. In 1946 he left the show at the request of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, who wanted him to reorganize the police departments in defeated Japan.
John Dunning (On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio)
Technically, however, it was far from simple: its problems were both technical and tactical, and it was a producer’s nightmare. The show would put its listeners right into the fields of battle, using shortwave pickups from far-flung theaters. Signals, almost certainly, would be lost, some would be jammed by the enemy. Remotes would have to be cued in advance, by synchronization. This was live radio: entire sequences might vanish while the show was in progress. Tactically, how would security be maintained? How could a nation be informed without giving away vital information to the enemy? Scheduling was another problem. Even a major subject like Gen. Douglas MacArthur could get no preshow billing: a hint of his whereabouts would invite a rain of Japanese fire.
John Dunning (On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio)