National Affairs: The New Consultant

There was no doubt that John Foster Dulles' illness hung heavily on the President's mind in everything he did. "It is like losing a brother," he had said; and from Dwight Eisenhower, brought up one of seven brothers in Abilene, Kans., the remark had deep meaning. Nor was there any doubt that the President meant to keep Dulles on his staff, at least in name, as long as Dulles was able.

One day last week the President drove to Walter Reed Army Hospital to attend the swearing-in of Foster Dulles as a new $20,000-a-year special consultant to the President with full Cabinet...

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