National Affairs: The Fight That Wasn't Made

Last March, urging Congress to enact the Randall Commission's tariff recommendations, President Eisenhower said: "If we fail in our trade policy, we may fail in all. Our domestic employment, our standard of living, our security and the solidarity of the free world—all are involved. "Last week Senate Democrats underlined the President's failure to fight for a program that he had said was necessary.

Bottle & Press. When the Eisenhower Administration took office, it had no foreign-trade policy—although the materials out of which one might have been fashioned had been at hand for years. The...

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