National Affairs: Return from Paradise

In Washington a mixed lot of bouquets and brickbats showered down on Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, just home from a 19-day swing through Asia. President Eisenhower greeted the Secretary's return with a press conference pat on the back: "These trips, of course, are onerous burdens on an individual, but we have found them extremely worthwhile." The Netherlands Ambassador to the U.S. marked the occasion by announcing that his government was dismayed by the outspoken anti-colonialism of some of Dulles' public statements in Indonesia. In Congress, where the Administration's request for an expanded, long-term foreign aid program is under heavy...

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