FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Attack Against Dulles

In London, U.S. Ambassador John Hay Whitney was chatting not long ago to a roomful of influential Britons and Americans about some airy new suggestions for U.S. foreign policy. Said he: "There is even the proposal to send Mr. Dulles behind the Iron Curtain." From somewhere out of the back of the room a senior civil servant muttered something that sounded like "and keep him there." "Jock" Whitney broke into a grin and said chidingly, "Now, now." The whole room shook with laughter.

U.S. diplomats in almost every major capital of the free world could sympathize...

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