Defense: Anti-Anti-ABM

In the late 1940s, as a vehemently anti-Communist Congressman, Richard Nixon charged that then Secretary of State Dean Acheson suffered from "a form of pinkeye toward the Communist threat in the U.S." Twenty years have changed both men, and last week Acheson turned up to help Nixon in the President's battle to win congressional approval of the Administration's Safeguard anti-ballistic-missile system. Democrat Acheson, along with former Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Nitze and Albert Wohlstetter, a nuclear-war strategist at the University of Chicago, announced that they were forming a bipartisan group of...

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