International: The Scars

Not all the Secretary of State's attention was focused on matters of high policy. He arrived in London with the attacks of Senator Joseph McCarthy still buzzing in his ears—a fact solicitously noted in the British press. Wrote the London Economist: "It would not be surprising if he and his adviser's were to arrive with nothing in their heads except lists of organizations to which they had never belonged, subversive characters they had never met ... It is certainly unlikely that they can bring much in the way of new thought and sparkling policies . . . The fault will not...

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