POLITICAL NOTES: Platform for Henry

Henry Wallace, whose ignorance or distortion of the facts of U.S. atomic policy got him into a recent row with Bernard Baruch (TIME, Oct. 14), accepted a new job last week: editor and "guiding head" of the self-styled liberal weekly, the New Republic. Proudly the New Republic announced that it would expand its circulation "so that it will reach all those . . . who want to be fully and honestly informed . . . so that the issues of today and tomorrow may be decided on the basis of the facts."


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