Nation: The Homecoming

"All I've done since I came home," said Henry Cabot Lodge, "is to talk." And when he wasn't talking Republican politics, he was talking foreign policy —in a way that made fellow Republicans, who intend to use the Vietnamese war as a campaign issue, wince.

"On the Right Track." In his defense of Administration policy in South Viet Nam, Lodge told reporters: "If we persist, there isn't any question that this pacification effort can succeed, and I think we will persist. I think the thing is well organized now. I think the doctrines are very clear. The means are at hand to...

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