U.S. At War: No Confidence

Throughout most of three terms the Administration has enjoyed overwhelming press support for its foreign policy. This may have been because of understanding, misunderstanding or indifference. But coincident with a lively interest in the subject, press approval of Administration foreign policy has declined faster than stocks in a Wall Street crash—from 80% support to 20%. As recorded by the Twohey Analysis of Newspaper Opinion, the chief objections are:

¶ The U.S.-British failure to clarify a policy toward Europe in general and Russia in particular—a situation which has a depressing effect on postwar...

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