THE CONGRESS: Warning to Allies

Almost with one voice, the Senate last week angrily had its say about allies who trade with Communists. Missouri's Senator James P. Kern thought he had a way to discourage them: "Not one gun, not one barrel of gasoline, not one ton of rubber has been withheld from Marshall Plan countries which were shipping [war] materials ... to Russia and her satellite nations." He wanted a law forbidding EGA to send raw materials or financial aid to any Marshall Plan nation which continues trafficking with Communist countries.

Kem and Minority Leader Kenneth...