THE AMERICAS: Keeping Communists Out

Few delegates to the Tenth Inter-American Conference in Caracas last week doubted that Secretary of State John Foster Dulles could put through the U.S. program against Communism in the Americas. But in pressing his cause, Dulles ran smack into the age-old Latin American feeling against the Colossus of the North. Though the Latin statesmen for the most part could see the intellectual force of Dulles' arguments, the fact was that deep in their hearts many of them resented such forceful U.S. leadership. Emotionally, they were prepared to cheer any David brash enough...

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