National Affairs: Steps Going Down

Since he was publicly censured last December, the junior Senator from Wisconsin has been a virtual stranger on Capitol Hill. He hardly ever turns up at committee meetings, and his appearances in the Senate chamber are rare indeed. Last week the vibrant voice of Joe McCarthy was heard once more, in a blistering attack on President Eisenhower and the forthcoming Big Four meeting.

"The Administration," cried Joe, "is fashioning the free world's worst defeat since the end of World War II." The President and his advisers were now determined that the U.S. would "play...

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