National Affairs: Reward for a Triumph

One day last April, John Foster Dulles was flying toward Tokyo and Douglas MacArthur, just fired by Truman, was on his way home. As the planes passed each other, the two architects of the Japanese peace communicated from plane to plane. MacArthur's Hiawathan message to Dulles: "Carry on with the peace."

Last week John Foster Dulles, who engineered one of the most important diplomatic maneuvers ever undertaken by the U.S., was moving toward the sidelines of the U.S. policymaking field. He had not been fired, like the other builder of peace in Japan, but...

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