National Affairs: One Man's Doubts (Cont'd)

Hobbling along on crutches, Bob Taft returned to Washington last week after a nine-day checkup for an ailing hip in a Cincinnati hospital. As he picked up the chores of Senate majority leader, Ohio's senior Senator also picked up where he had left off in his headline pronouncements on foreign policy to the National Conference of Christians & Jews last fortnight (TIME, June 8). Said Taft, in an explanatory public statement: "At no time did I use the words that the U.S. should go it alone in the Far East or anywhere else. I pointed out that our whole present policy...

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