National Affairs: Conduct & Example

Tanned and refreshed after a ten-day rest-and-think vacation at his Duck Island retreat, Secretary of State Dulles went back last week to Washington and to the riddle that has become his No. 1 preoccupation: What is happening in and to Soviet Russia and its empire as destalinization marches forward? Said Dulles, whose interpretations of shifting Soviet events are currently guiding fast-moving U.S. foreign policy: "The forces [for change] that are now working [in Russia] are going to prove to be irresistible."

Answering questions at his first postvacation press conference, Dulles foresaw "no sudden...

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