REPUBLICANS: Crackdown

Aroused by Senator Joe McCarthy's sweeping assault on U.S. foreign policy. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles last week spearheaded the Administration's decision to fight back. Had McCarthy limited his bid for power to the issue of Communists in Government. Dulles might not have felt compelled to act. But McCarthy in his nationwide radio-TV speech had also berated the Administration for sending "perfumed notes" to Allied nations, "following the style of the Truman-Acheson regime," while doing nothing about the Allies' trade with China.

Dulles drafted his counterattack and took it to the...

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