National Affairs: Report on the I.P.R.

The Truman Administration is under attack on charges of two kinds of corruption: 1) the garden or influence-peddling variety, and 2) even more serious allegations of ideological corruption that led to failures of foreign policy. Last week, while the Republican National Committee was hurting that party's chances of walloping the Democrats on the first count, a Senate subcommittee headed by a Democrat, Pat McCarran of Nevada, brought in a highly damaging report against the Administration on the second.

The McCarran subcommittee, set up by Congress in December 1950, plunged immediately into a complex...

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