Senator Lodge and Realism

Four U.S. Senators came back to Washington last week after a 41,000-mile junket across five continents and around the fringes of World War II. The four gave new emphasis to the old saying that there is nothing like travel to broaden the mind.

The four whose minds were broadened were New York's James M. Mead, Georgia's Richard B. Russell, Maine's Ralph O. Brewster, Massachusetts' Henry Cabot Lodge. The fifth member of the Senatorial safari, Kentucky's backslapping "Happy" Chandler, had stopped off in Hollywood to visit his family, with no indication yet whether his...

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