National Affairs: The Re-Examinists

Secretary of State Acheson sighted along his nose at his Republican critics last week. Speaking to a meeting of the National Council of Negro Women, he said what he thought of such men as Robert Taft, who had had the temerity to suggest a "reexamination" of U.S. foreign policy (TIME, Nov. 20). Sniffed the Secretary:

"We are told [by Senator Taft that] it is very rude to refer to anybody as an isolationist . . . that all isolationists are extinct, that they are just as dead as the dodo. But there is a new...

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