The Red Cross national chairman, E. Roland Harriman of Groton, Yale ('17) and Brown Brothers, is a selfless charitarian of long standing, but he is not noted for diplomacy. He was in a particularly undiplomatic mood last week when he arose at Los Angeles to address the 1954 convention of the Red Cross. "Developments in recent disaster operations," he said severely, would force Red Cross to return to its prewar policy of making special fund drives to help stricken cities rather than continuing to furnish aid out of its general fund. As a case in point, Harriman pointed to...

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