National Affairs: But Not John L.

Being only human, Congressmen are more inclined to support the United Nations in important little ways if some of their colleagues are serving in its General Assembly. To make the most of this instinct, Harry Truman decided that there should always be a Congressman from each party serving in the Assembly. Last week, as a result, he appointed two new delegates for the 1950 Assembly—Massachusetts G.O.P. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. and Alabama's Democratic Senator John J. Sparkman.

Handsome Cabot Lodge was picked despite the fact that he had recently joined other Senate Republicans in placing responsibility for the Korean war on...

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