THE NATION: Warsaw v. Moscow

On the way home from the campaign swing along the West Coast, President Eisenhower was handed a Teletype report from Secretary of State John Foster Dulles about the latest development in Poland, where nationalist-minded Communist leaders were defying the edicts of Moscow (see FOREIGN NEWS). In Denver, the President studied fresh messages, made a brief airport speech, talked long-distance to Dulles, and instructed Press Secretary James Hagerty to issue a statement warmly sympathizing with traditional Polish yearning for liberty and independence.

All weekend, lights burned late at the State Department as Washington weighed the implications of the Polish move. It was...

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