National Affairs: Only a Progressive

Besides George Marshall, three unofficial U.S. tourists—Communist Boss William Z. Foster, Republican Harold Stassen and Henry Agard Wallace—came home from Europe. Foster and Stassen, quiet men both, were almost lost sight of in the general commotion which hatless Henry Wallace streamed behind him like a kind of untidy halo.

As his last stop abroad, Wallace had gone to Paris. His daily diatribes against the Truman Doctrine had already made him the nearest thing to a hero that Communists can make of a nonCommunist. Even his old friend Eleanor

Roosevelt was moved to write: "I...

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