Tom Dewey made clear last week that he considers foreign policy a debatable campaign issue. For the first time he gave a detailed statement of his own ideas. They proved to be more Wilsonian than Rooseveltian. And he used the occasion to turn a klieg light on the man who might be Secretary of State if Dewey became President: Manhattan Lawyer John Foster Dulles, 56.

All of this came in five days of political maneuvers, which began quietly and became so explosive that Dewey hugged close to Albany through the weekend, foregoing his usual...

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