Going to Washington is "like being taken by the scruff of the neck and thrown into a basket of snakes," remarked Detroit Banker Joseph Morrell Dodge two years ago when he prepared to take over as President Eisenhower's Budget Director. Last week Dodge, who has been back in Washington after a brief absence since he left the Budget Bureau, became Ike's chief snake charmer in charge of developing a comprehensive foreign economic policy.

The President named Dodge as chairman of a new Council on Foreign Economic Policy, whose other members will be Secretary of State Dulles, Treasury Secretary Humphrey, Commerce...

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