National Affairs: Acheson Going?

The Washington rumor that will not down bobbed up again last week, with a new twist and from a new source. Secretary of State Acheson will quit before Oct. 1 on the wave of acclaim that is expected to roll out of the Korean truce and the signing of the Japanese peace treaty, reported the pro-Acheson New York Post. Reported successor: W. Averell Harriman, who is getting his buildup for the job in Iran. The White House put out its usual comment: "Nothing to it." But on Capitol Hill many top Democrats continue to...

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