National Affairs: The Deal

Two of the six McCarthy-Army "principals" were eliminated from the case last week by a 4-3 party-line vote of the Mundt committee. The two: McCarthy's Staff Director Francis P. Carr and Assistant Defense Secretary H. Struve Hensel. McCarthy's eagerness to accept the deal indicated that his diversionary attack on Hensel had paid off.

Army Counsel Welch pleaded to keep silent Frank Carr as a witness, even though cleared as a party to the case, but committee Republicans refused to change their motion. Two days later, after McCarthy's Cohn had testified to conversations where Carr was present and on which he might corroborate...

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