DEMOCRATS: Prepared Positions

In the front-line confusion of campaigning, Adlai Stevenson and Estes Kefauver have mostly been shooting from the hip when they attack the Eisenhower-Dulles foreign policy. But behind the front, two Democratic foreign-policy specialists have been preparing more solid positions for the party—and with the guns pointing different ways. The specialists are: 1) George F. Kennan, 52, author of the postwar policy of containment, Harry Truman's Ambassador to Moscow (1952-53), and Adlai Stevenson's foreign-policy adviser; 2) New York's Governor Averell Harriman, 64, Franklin Roosevelt's Ambassador to Moscow (1943-46), one of the sharpest...

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