The Press: Mr. Krock Retires

Everywhere he looked, the prospect was far from pleasing. "The unresolved problems of humanity," wrote New York Times Political Columnist Arthur Krock, "are as grave as any that burdened man before." In the U.S. in particular, things were in parlous shape. The Government, Krock complained, was endorsing "an evangelistic concept of world stewardship"; it had "discarded the most fundamental teaching of the foremost American military analysts by assuming the burden of a ground war between Asians in Asia." At home, the Constitution was being eroded by "the swollen powers of the President" and...

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