FOREIGN TRADE: Attack on the Randall Report

After a careful study of the Randall Report on foreign trade, a group of 17 top economists condemned it in a pamphlet published last week for its "want of basic philosophy and for its failure to assert American leadership or to enlighten the American people as to their international responsibilities and opportunities. [It is] not a document from which the nation could derive inspiration."

The views of the critics, who had gathered at Princeton University, came out as President Eisenhower prepared to ask Congress to make tariff changes in line with the report's recommendations.

While admitting...

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