FOREIGN RELATIONS: Winds on the Hill

President Eisenhower's statement that the U.S. is willing to negotiate with Communist China on a cease-fire in the Formosa Strait set off high winds on Capitol Hill. Quick and bitter criticism came from Senate Republican Leader William Knowland and from Indiana's Republican Senator William E. Jenner. Retired Brigadier General Frank L. Howley, onetime (1945-49) U.S. commandant in Berlin and now a vice-chancellor of New York University, also spoke out bluntly against his old commander. Finally, at week's end, a dozen G.O.P. Senators, rallied to action by New Jersey's Senator Clifford Case,...

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