Foreign Relations: No More Band-Aid

In place of the presidential bromides that traditionally accompany Administration foreign-aid bills, Lyndon Johnson last October hoisted a storm warning. From his sickbed in the Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Md., he said: "While our wealth is great, it is not unlimited. It must be used not merely to apply Band-Aids to superficial wounds but to remove the cause of deeper and more dangerous disorders. That is why I do not intend for American aid to become an international dole. Our assistance must and will go to those nations that will most use it. Action, not promises, will be...

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