U.S. At War: Angle of Attack

This week the question of confirming Henry Wallace as Secretary of Commerce would be squarely before the Senate. But Ohio's Bob Taft, generalissimo of the anti-Wallace forces, did not wait. Last week he sent up a preliminary artillery barrage.

In the simplest and most direct way possible, Senator Taft told his colleagues that he was against Henry Wallace on any count; the fact that the George bill would take the vast federal lending agencies away, did not make Wallace a better man than he was before.

Senator Taft is against Wallace because he regards Wallace as an enemy of business and hence functionally...

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