REPUBLICANS: Only One Choice

Governor Tom. Dewey had long held his fire, ignoring his critics, who cried that he was evading major issues. Last week he finally spoke out. Slipping into white tie & tails for the 30th anniversary dinner of Forbes magazine (see BUSINESS), he spoke plainly and forcefully on U.S. foreign policy.

The timing was opportune and opportunistic. Congress was about to begin work on the European recovery program, upon which most congressional leaders seemed to be in basic agreement. Republican Tom Dewey's approval of the program kept him in step with Republican congressional leaders.

But the man from Albany tried to do...

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