THE ADMINISTRATION: Anatomy of Failure

The U.S. had always prided itself on its generosity. Time & again, when disaster had struck other nations, U.S. food, clothing, medicine and money had been among the first to be sent for relief—generously and quickly. That was a matter of record. Now the U.S. people stood accused of gluttony in the midst of a starving world. Why?

The letdown from war had been mental as well as physical. Warnings of world famine got lost, somehow, in plans for vacations. For four years the Government had handled the nation's global thinking; undoubtedly it would handle the famine —if one really threatened.


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