National Affairs: Beyond Defense

Presidential Candidate Stuart Symington, like Presidential Candidate Lyndon Johnson, has a problem of labels. Last week Symington took to the road to explain that he is concerned with more than the problem of U.S. military weaknesses, for years his specialty. At a Des Moines press conference, he said that he did not appreciate being called a "one-track-mind" candidate, protested: "I am equally concerned with economic, social, moral and spiritual might." During the past year, Symington said, he had made more speeches about agriculture and economics than about defense.

Before leaving Washington, Symington set forth some of the problems that worry him....

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