FOREIGN RELATIONS: Policy Under Pressure

For Secretary of State Dulles, architect of the strong Far East policy that has kept Red China locked up inside its borders since 1955, it was a week of unrelenting and bitter pressures. On Monday, he conferred with President Eisenhower on Quemoy, found the President occupied and deeply disturbed by U.S. and Euro pean press criticism (see JUDGMENTS & PROPHECIES). On Tuesday, only minutes before his press conference, Dulles sent down for a handful of State Department mail to be picked out at random, read many letters from the U.S. public that...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!