Foreign Trade: The Big Push

In his own mind. President Kennedy is just about resigned to the fact that in Election Year 1962 he will not be able to steer through Congress such favorite New Frontier measures as aid to education and medical care for the aged. But the President is determined to push through a policy every bit as controversial: a liberalized U.S. world-trade program. Last week the big push began.

Appearing before some 1,000 U.S. businessmen in Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, George W. Ball, the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, delivered a White House-approved speech that gave the broad outlines of the President's...

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