"If the people all over Europe do not know that we are the kindest, most generous, and most sympathetic people on the fact of the earth, no amount of silly broadcasting will enable them to realize these facts." Thus, in the House last week, cried rang-nosed Representative John Jennings, up from the hills of eastern Tennessee. The debate was over the State Department's budget, from which an appropriations subcommittee had shorn $31 million requested for the Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs.

Representative Jennings and others who echoed him could have saved...

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