THE CONGRESS: A Matter of Timing

"Every bullet, every item, has been planned because of a particular need for this somewhere. If you cut it, you will not achieve some vital purpose." So Secretary of State Dean Acheson told the House Foreign Affairs Committee last week in his precise and impressive manner.

Lacking any current evidence of Russian marauding, the Administration was doing its considerable best to imbue its $1,450,000,000 military-aid progam with an air of urgency and inviolability. Said Acheson : "The Soviet Union today maintains the largest peacetime military force in the history of the world...

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