THIRD PARTIES: Take Your Pick

Presidential Candidate Henry Wallace, who thinks (or says he thinks) that Greece has nothing to fear from Russian aggression, got a dose of Greek history last week. At a Washington banquet of the Greek fraternal order of Ahepa, Manhattan Lawyer Dean Alfange dusted off the story of Aeschines (389-314 B.C.), an apologist for Philip of Macedon. Said Alfange : "Today .. . Philip is Joe Stalin and I don't need to tell you who Aeschines is."

Attending the same banquet, Harry Truman was more direct. "The Greeks also had a Henry Wallace," said...

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