Foreign Aid: Going Along

For several days, Washington had been wondering how President Kennedy would react to the report (TIME, March 29) of a ten-man presidential committee, headed by retired General Lucius Clay, recommending cuts that could save some $500 million in the Administration's foreign aid program for next year, originally set at $4.9 billion. As it turned out, the President was willing to go part way with Clay. Dropping in at a meeting of the Magazine Publishers Association, he confided that his foreign aid message this week would request $4.7 billion, and that he would be content if he ended up...

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