FOREIGN RELATIONS: Middle East Debate (Contd.)


Middle East Debate (Contd.)

Pushing through the overflow crowd jammed into the Senate caucus room to hear him, the Secretary of State appeared fit and fresh in his pin-stripe grey suit and gay red necktie. Once more he was on hand to explain the President's request for authorization to 1) use U.S. forces, if requested, to defend any Middle Eastern nation against Communism, and 2) spend, without restriction, $200 million of already appropriated funds for Middle Eastern economic aid. Late the next afternoon, as he wearily pulled on his overcoat after...

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