FOREIGN RELATIONS: Statesman & Reformer

Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch, who is a stickler for accuracy and integrity, was in an unwanted public row last week. His opponent was ex-Commerce Secretary Henry Wallace. The row was vital: it brought U.S. atomic policy into sharp debate, and it cast some highly interesting light on the character of Henry Wallace.

It began with publication of Wallace's now famous letter to the President, in which he not only deplored the Administration's foreign policy, but also criticized the U.S. plan for setting up international control of atomic power.

Bernard Baruch, in the...

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