Letters, Mar. 9, 1953

What You Can Get from a Dollar

Sir:

Re Adlai Stevenson's remarks carried in TIME, Feb. 23: Mr. Stevenson may have been amusing, but he was not very logical when he charged our Republican Administration with "dollar and bully-boy diplomacy." The Democratic Administration sent $38 billion abroad after World War II before being voted out of office. If this was not dollar diplomacy, what, may one venture to ask, was it? It is one thing to contribute arms and money in the hope of winning friends and allies, but it is quite another thing...

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