FOREIGN RELATIONS: Barrage Over Butler

All the heavy siege guns of the Administration last week joined in annihilating drumfire on a lone freshman Republican Senator. The Senator: Nebraska's hum drum Hugh Butler, who huffed back from a South American journey with wild tales and wilder figures to show that Good Neighborliness was a $6-billion boondoggle (TIME, Dec. 6).

Arrayed against him were the Vice President of the U.S., no less than four Cabinet members, two Senators, and the bosses of four top New Deal agencies. All visibly enjoyed the novelty of a free shot at a vulnerable, small-fry Republican. They ripped holes...

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