FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Rockefeller Swinging Wildly

On several occasions in recent months, during off-the-record sessions with journalists and private meetings with politicians, Vice President Nelson Rockefeller has told a startling story: Communists, he declares, have infiltrated congressional staffs on the Hill.

Rockefeller made this observation to Senator Barry Goldwater during a plane trip last spring. In January, he voiced the same concern to a group of TIME editors and correspondents in Washington. Later, he confided that he was talking about the staff of Henry Jackson, one of the toughest anti-Communists in the capital. Subsequently, Rocky became even more specific and named Richard Perle as a Jackson...

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