Foreign News: Dramatis Personae

The subordinate personnel of Cordell Hull's delegation was still secret early this week. In Washington, his principal advisers on Russian and Mid-Eastern affairs are relatively unknown, hardworking, well-informed, humanly prejudiced.

Hull's personal adviser is also his croquet partner, James Clement Dunn. Dapper, slick-haired, 53-year-old "Jimmy" Dunn married into the Armour packing family, gives lavish receptions, likes European nobility, wears the right clothes. In the past he supported the Franco regime, backed Marshal Henri Pétain helped Vichyite Marcel Peyrouton. On his record, he has been anti-Soviet.

The Department's expert on Russia is bright and...

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