To Avoid Confusion

Who won the Wallace-Jones fight (TIME, July 12, et seq.)? Foxy old Cordell Hull.

A Washington saying of the past decade is that the city is littered with the bones of men who have opposed Cordell Hull; that the old Tennessean feuder works quietly and cautiously but he always gets his man. That man is anyone who tries to run any part of foreign policy while the State Department is still around. Ranked by protocol as No. 1 Cabinet officer, the Secretary of State normally bosses all U.S. dealings with foreign governments. His...