THIRD PARTIES: Cemetery in the Backyard

Gideon's Army was on the march. Henry Wallace's third party, as yet nameless and pennonless (but not penniless), bivouacked briefly last week on Capitol Hill. Wallace had come, at his own request, to deliver an attack on the European Recovery Program before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Into the record went Henry's written polemic of 11,000 words, while, with Running Mate Glen Taylor at his side, he read abstracts from it. The Marshall Plan, he said, was a "blueprint" for war, a "colossal hoax" on the people of the U.S., and would "impose...