Not long ago, on street hoardings and building walls in Vienna, there appeared a slick American poster bearing a message stamped across an Austrian ration card (see cut). The message read: "Sixty percent of your ration is a present from American aid for Austria. The money that you pay for it stays in the country. The Austrian government uses it to help the needy."

The poster was one indication of the State Department's earnest intention to meet Communist propaganda against the U.S. in Europe. Under Secretary of State Robert A. Lovett now feels that there is another pertinent way of telling...

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