National Affairs: Wallace to Mexico

Last week, without fuss or fanfare, the State Department announced the first great act of the Third Term: "The President has named the Honorable Henry A. Wallace, Vice President-elect, as his special representative . . . at the ceremonies of the inauguration of General Avila Camacho as President of Mexico, December 1, 1940."

That announcement was significant not because of the choice of modest, unassuming Henry Wallace for the honor. It had long been prophesied that Henry Wallace would have a big part to play in Term III. By the announcement the U. S....

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