THE NATION: Quietly in His Sleep

The bulletin from Washington—it was morning in the Eastern U.S., afternoon in Western Europe, night in Southeast Asia—came with painfulness that inevitability had not diminished:

MR. JOHN FOSTER DULLES DIED QUIETLY IN HIS SLEEP AT 7:49 E.D.T. THIS MORNING.

For weeks Dulles' friend, the President of the U.S., had been getting daily reports on Dulles' condition from his own physician, Dr. Howard McC. Snyder. At 6:30 a.m. Sunday, the President, at his Gettysburg farm, was called by General Snyder with word that Dulles was sinking fast. An hour and a half later, the President got a second call from Dr. Snyder:...

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