FOREIGN SERVICE: Duty v. Love

As the British Government last week offered its King a choice between love and duty (see p. 18), the U. S. Government created exactly similar dilemmas for most of its diplomats when Acting Secretary of State R. Walton Moore released a Presidential executive order designed to discourage officers of the U. S. foreign service from taking alien wives. The order was in accord with the State Department's anxiety over heightening national animosities, which has caused widespread reshuffling of its representatives who seemed likely to be unduly affected by attachments in the...

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