THE AMERICAS: Success at Caracas

John Foster Dulles flew home from Caracas last week with another diplomatic triumph: the first Western Hemisphere agreement that gives real promise of stopping Communist infiltration in the Americas. For three tense hours, delegates to the Tenth Inter-American Conference had voted clause by clause on the U.S. anti-Communist resolution, a state paper that went well beyond the vague and timid declarations of earlier conferences. After the 51st ballot, Secretary of State Dulles allowed himself a pleased smile. Final vote: 17 to 1 for the U.S. proposal.

Dulles had gone to Caracas fresh from Berlin, filled in on hemisphere affairs with force-fed...

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