THE NATION: The Kremlin Stands

It was just past midnight in Washington when the Moscow radio announced Joseph Stalin's "sudden brain hemorrhage." Swiftly the all-night monitors of Central Intelligence Agency passed the word to Director Allen Dulles. Thus, key men of the Administration were roused out of bed.

The CIA's chief called brother Foster, the Secretary of State, and then CIA's contact man at the White House, Robert Cutler. From Cutler the report hurried on to C. D. Jackson, the President's assistant in charge of psychological warfare, and to James Hagerty, secretary. On advice of John Foster Dulles, it was decided not to disturb the...

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