Wallace's Answer

Ever since Vice President Henry Agard Wallace made his first major speech on post-war problems last May, critics have tried to make him sound like a starry-eyed global godfather whose only interest was a quart of milk for every Hottentot. Last week gentle Henry Wallace, using harsher language than he likes, struck back with some telling blows—and managed to bring out some of the simple elements of national self-interest in his program.

Said Henry Wallace, in a radio broadcast: "Among the self-styled 'realists' who are trying to scare the American people by spreading worry about 'misguided idealists' giving away United...

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