National Affairs: Off the Hook

For a year Joe McCarthy had been making ominous sounds about investigating the most secret of U.S. Government units, the Central Intelligence Agency. During the McCarthy v. Army hearings, he told millions of televiewers that the CIA represented the "worst situation" so far as Communist infiltration was concerned. Last week, after a 17-day vacation off the coast of Mexico, Joe McCarthy got back to Washington and intimated that his committee will not probe the CIA after all. His reason: a Hoover Commission task force, headed by General Mark Clark, is going to study...

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