National Affairs: The Opposing View

The two leading candidates for the Democratic nomination paused in mid-campaign last week, drew solemn breath, and issued full-dress declarations on U.S. foreign policy. Adlai Stevenson, avoiding the quip, charged that the U.S. has "come dangerously close to losing, if indeed it has not lost, its leadership in the world." Estes Kefauver, avoiding the homily, charged that the Eisenhower Administration "has no faith in peace and no hope of achieving it in its time." Both men offered to correct the situation.

The Republican Administration, said Stevenson, speaking to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, has denied to the U.S....

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