answer will he stricken from tbe record
Six. Smith: He' savs. "State Department victims of the China Lobby." Now.
victim" is not a very nice designation
of someone who has been the victim,
and I want lo know who are lln- China
Ol vikvi vx : t on are cell
names is what
fnr name's, please
lies,. Embassy. \
names thai I will nam<
The Chairman: \n
vour answer is.
Members of lhe Chi
I lhal is all of ill
Sen. Smith: I asked him lo name
lhe names of the persons constituting
tin- China Lobby to which he relets
here in his statement on page 22.
Mu. Lvttimore: I should name Mr.
George Sokolsky, ;t newspaper columnist, eunl 1 believe radio commentator.
I sh,,nl,| name lhe Chicago Tribune
Sex. Smith: Whal names, individually?
Mr. Lattimore: Editorially.
Six. Smith: Who? The persons, I
called for. lhe names of the persons constituting lhe China Lobby as referred
In hy vou nn page 22 nf vour statement.
Mu. Lattimore: Mav I. Senator,
eifiain refer lo lhe fail lhal I started out
by saving lhal I consider that einv in-
dividual may he classified with the
China Lobby in entirely different degrees emd under entirely different connotations.
Six. Smith: Anv kind of degree. Mr.
—Wide World Pholo
Senator Millard F. Tydings ID-Md.) (right) pats the hand of the Dilowa Gegen Hutukhtu
(left), the only "living Buddha" in the United States, as Owen Lattimore (center) introduces
them during a recess in a Senate subcommittee hearing in Washington, April 6, 1950. The
Dilowa, from Outer Mongolia, worked with Lattimore at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
Tydings was chairman of the group hearing Lattimore's answers to spy charges made by
Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy IR-Wis.).
Lattimore, vmi have mettle a scrinus
charge here, that tbe State Department
employees have been made victims nf
the China Lobby. Now. that is a statement you have made manifestly for the
purpose of prejudicing somebody. Now.
I want to know who constitutes this
China Lobby thai you apparently mean
lo sav has been guilty of all sorts of
insidious influence on the Stale Department. Now. who are lhe persons? Now,
if vuu did not know any persons who
constituted the Lobby, manifestly this is
an improper statement to put before the
committee. II you dee know who constitutes lhe China Lobby, you are entitled In till us: and lhal is all 1 am asking for. Mr. Chairman.
The Ch vium vx : That < alls, for names,
Mu. Lattimore: I should name a Mr.
\ ictor Lasky
Sex. Watkins: Tell us where hi' lives,
il vein hen.' thai information.
Mu. Lattimore: I don'l know where
he lives, sir. I have seen articles of his.
I ihink lhal llteil is all I can recall al
lie moment. Senator.
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where In- wees permitted lu walk could
"ic Marshal of Verdun even see lhe rest
m lhe world ur the sea! Mis crippled
wife weis later permitted lo visit him for
•' short lime each day.
Henri Philippe Petain last of the
-''■eei marshals of a once great military
Power died on July 23, 1951, al lit.'
advanced age of ninety-six. The date
"i.ty well iii> down in French history as
One of eternal shame. French Coinmu-
"ists xv he, heul fled lo Hussia when Ger-
'"any attacked their country and they
*ere ordered lei military service, sal al
''"• righl hand of DeGaulle after the
Pacts forum news, May, moo
Liberation bought wilh American.
Canadian. British, and Polish blood
mil French, The general who bad saved
France in World \\ ar 1 in one of the
greatest battles of all time eit Verdun
died in disgrace in prison. A mil inn
which lacks the guts in suppress ei quarter of a million traitorous Communists
had lln- heroic strength lo imprison ami
disgrace a ninety-year-old war hern.
Will France ever come back?
Our State Department which has
poured ten billion dollars of tax-raised
money into France since the end of the
wen seems In ihink so. Twenty French
governments have fallen apart or been
overthrown in the last ten years. Bul
they can'l raise ten divisions of fighting
men. e Most of lhe fighting in Indochina
was done hv Germans and other for-
I'igniTs in the foreign Legion. Or by
Colored colonials led by French officers. I And eighl years of French
stalling and obstructionism have pre
vented the re-arming of \\ est German)
For ils OWn elcfe'lise'.
I leisi visjieel France in the fall of
1952. An American journalist and anti-
Communisl who Intel lived in Paris for
years expressed amazement that our
governmenl slill considered France' the
keystone of western defense. "What
makes America ihink thai lhe French
will fight if thi' liussians attack?" he
asked me. "Thev wouldn't fight againsl
lie \eizis when their country vvas invaded whal makes you think thev
would fighl with us againsl the liussians? In fact, if this country wenl
Communist, which 1 doubl il ever will.
I 7iiii sure lhal even lhe Russieuis
couldn't metkc them fight on their side.
I hey are through as ei military power."
i'rtinei The Tragic Years would
tend lo support this cynical observation.
Bul lhat was mil Sislcv Huddleston's
purpose in writing his fine and impressive hook.