NEW YORK: Something New

From a distance it looked like a dull campaign between two dignified, successful and high-minded men. But in New York State's special election for a vacated seat in the U.S. Senate there was the sound of drums. The most emphatic thumps came from the Republican camp. There, looking worried and work-worn, stood John Foster Dulles, the son of a Presbyterian minister, an ex-Wall Street lawyer and an eminent internationalist. He was doing something not to be expected of a Republican candidate of New York.

Dulles was campaigning forthrightly on the proposition that just...

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