FOREIGN RELATIONS: Lippmann's Cold War

U.S. journalism's best-known pundit left his camp in Bernard, Me. a little while ago and returned to his ivy-covered home in Washington. He did not have any fresh-caught fish. What he had was a fat, prickly and impressive essay on U.S. foreign policy. Looking a little old, with heavy pouches under his eyes, 58-year-old Walter Lippmann—author of 19 books, New York Herald Tribune columnist since 1931—sat down to put together his thesis, which he called The Cold War. Two secretaries hovered beside him. Western Union stood by to pick up his copy daily at 1 o'clock and transmit it...

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