THE CONGRESS: Please, No Questions

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Lauris Norstad, flew into Washington, worked far into the night with Pentagon aides, conferred with President Eisenhower for two hours, left nothing undone in preparing for one of his most important duties: appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to urge approval of the Administration's $1.8 billion military-aid program. But when he arrived on Capitol Hill, four-star General Norstad found a near-empty hearing room, with only two of the 15 members of the Foreign Relations Committee on hand to greet him.

Dutifully, Airman Norstad presented his case to Rhode Island's Democratic Senator Theodore Francis...

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