National Affairs: The Ambassadors

As job after job in the upper echelons of the new Administration was filled at record speed, one name was beginning to become more & more conspicuous by its absence. What did Dwight Eisenhower have in mind for Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., his pre-convention campaign manager who was defeated for re-election to the Senate on Nov. 4? Last week Ike answered the question. He picked Lodge to succeed Vermont's ailing Warren Austin as head of the U.S. mission to the U.N., with the rank of ambassador.

A grandson of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, who successfully fought to keep the U.S. out of...

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