National Affairs: The Inside Story

Before General Eisenhower took off from Paris for the U.S., the New York Times's Washington bureau chief, Arthur Krock, had an inside prediction for his readers. "The American people may as well brace themselves for the heaviest deluge yet of dope stories about [Eisenhower's] political intentions and future," he wrote. "Nor will there be lacking the 'inside story' with details and quotes to force the conclusion that the narrator was under the bed all the time."

Last week, as Ike flew back to Paris, it was Krock himself who furnished the "inside story" that stirred up the greatest amount of controversy. Harry...

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