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The ATLANTIC this month devotes its entire Reports section to this account of how the Paris peace negotiations began to progress toward an accommodation. Mr. Terrill,an Australian journalist and political scientist ivho has written extensively about the Far Fast and Communist countries,made five visits to Paris for this assignment.
“ I don’t know, Orville,”said Senator Robert Kennedy to the Secretary of Agriculture, “I’d just get the food down there. I can’t believe that in this country we can’t get some food down there.”Others too will find it difficult to believe the facts revealed here about the failure of the Congress and the federal government to assure that millions of people in the richest, most bounteous land in the world are saved from malnutrition or starvation. This is the latest in a continuing observation of how government works — or doesn’t — by the ATLANTIC’S Washington editor.
Doctor Francisco Laprida, set upon and killed the 22nd of September 1829 by a band of gaucho militia serving under Aldan, reflects before he dies:
Dr. Everett is president of the New School for Social Research in New York, and formerly served as chancellor of the City University of New York and president of Hollins College in Virginia.