Lodge to the Field

Massachusetts' slick, handsome Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. failed to answer roll call in the Senate one day last week. Colleagues soon learned why. The reading clerk droned out a letter from the Senator: he was resigning to go back into the Army. Reporters hotfooted it around to the Senator's office, learned from a secretary that Lodge was already in his major's uniform, already off somewhere on duty.

For young (41) Senator Lodge this was a second appearance in uniform. His first was before the gates of Cairo, when General Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck's Britons were falling back. Major Lodge...

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