THE ADMINISTRATION: In the Interest of the U.S.

State Secretary George Marshall had demanded and gotten a special, closed-doors session of the Senate's Appropriations Committee. He wanted another $3 million tacked on to the $13 million just authorized for State's Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs. But the committeemen listened impatiently to his argument that OIC and its "Voice of America" needed more money. They had an old argument of their own to bring up.

As soon as Marshall had finished, the committeemen began. If State wanted to meet Communist propaganda, why didn't it kick out the Communists on its own payroll? One of the members read off...

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