At the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee's press party in Washington last week, newsmen were astonished to see Joe McCarthy approach his erstwhile adversary, John Foster Dulles, and greet him with a warm smile and an affectionate bear hug. What they overheard surprised the eavesdroppers even more. "Foster," said Joe, "you've been a pretty good boy over the past six months."

Foster wasn't flustered. "Joe," he replied coyly, "that isn't the question. The big question is whether you are going to be a good boy for the next six months." In a busy week, McCarthy also:

¶Told a Chicago press...

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