Foreign Relations: On the Couch

As one of the few hawks present and participating, Iowa's Senator Bourke Hickenlooper was befuddled. "I am not going to ask any more questions," he admitted after several moments of groping for what he called a "handle." "I don't know quite what to ask you." Alabama's John Sparkman was even more to the point. "I find myself pretty removed from this discussion," he announced—and soon proved it by falling asleep, his horn-rimmed glasses slipping down his nose.

In fact, the only member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who seemed to enjoy what was going on was Chairman William Fulbright....

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