Foreign Relations: Trouble for Aid?

Secretary of State Dean Rusk climbed Capitol Hill to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a strong plea for the New Frontier's foreign aid program. Foreign aid is a perennial problem—How much? In what form?—to the point that it has become a bit of a bore to many U.S. citizens, although they have always paid the bill. But Rusk last week discovered that the Foreign Relations Committee was in no ho-hum mood.

To make his congressional appearance, Rusk had delayed joining President Kennedy in Paris (and delayed his overseas journey still further after hearing of Dominican Dictator Trujillo's...

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