THE CONGRESS: End in Sight

For three days and far into one night last week, the U.S. Senate debated foreign aid. Time after time, a majority voted down attempts to cut the $53 billion Mutual Security Agency bill approved by the Foreign Relations Committee. Finally, the bill was passed without a record vote and without a cent cut away, but this unwhittled survival did not indicate that the Senate was happy about the foreign-aid situation. In fact, it was apparent that the Senate was fed up with foreign aid.

Ohio's Robert A. Taft, who led the fight against any...

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