THE ADMINISTRATION: The Compromised Mission

Not since the late Senator Joe McCarthy's virulent attack on Brigadier General Ralph Zwicker* had the nation witnessed such a bitter and protracted personal assault by a member of Congress. Last week, in the memorable clash of the Senator v. the Ambassador, a presidential mission was compromised, and from the floor of the Senate reckless charges were cast against the integrity of U.S. diplomatic policy. Chief figures in the Page One drama:

CLARE BOOTHE LUCE, 56, playwright (The Women, Margin for Error), wife of Editor in Chief Henry R. Luce of TIME, LIFE...

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