The Press: Goodbye to Gideon

"Henry Wallace has left Gideon's Army," gritted Manhattan's Daily Worker last week. Wallace's announcement that he supported U.S. intervention in Korea (TIME, July 24) hastily set the Worker revising its estimate of the man it had long considered the world's second greatest statesman. Its new verdict: "Shabby jingoism."

The Worker announced that Gil Green, chairman of the Illinois Communist Party,*would write three articles oh the dialectics of Wallace's defection, but Green got so steamed up that he wrote four. In recognizing the authority of a United Nations action decided in the absence of...

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