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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date May 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Title File 051
Transcript THE YALTA PAPERS (Continued from I'ntie 5) truth to popularity persistently warned againsl inducing the U.S.S.R. to par- ticipate in the war againsl Japan ettul branded the yielding of strategic posi- lintis in the Far East to the Communisl World c(ii|s|iii;tcv eis belly. Their o|e|nesi- lion lei Soviel appeasement eil the time |s ;t matter nf record. It is nol hindsight, eis the 'i ;illn apologists would save vim believe. I contend thai the failure of our foreign |uiliiv during World Weir II was due in typical superficiality uf leaders withoul sufficienl background, and especially in ignorance regarding the aims of communism. Anyone who lias followed the disclosures uf our congressional committees nl investigation by nun knows lltetl al leasl a substantial pari of our incompetence w as aided and abetted by such influential friends of the Soviet I nion inside ihe governmenl as Aim r Hiss :in,| Harry Dexter While. Mr. Hiss ,,i il,,. ii,,,,. ,,[ il,,- Yetliet Conference wets Deputy Director, Office' of Special I'eiliiicetl Affairs. Department of State. Mr. While was Wstanl Secretary or the Treasury. It is of course nasty and ungenerous 'o "throw mud" al those who. al lhe heighi of our Soviet craze, supported all "r mosl nf lhe projects which were bound lo aid ihe long-range policy nl 'hi' Communis! world conquest, Yel we snall never grasp the truth if we dodge '"e issu,. and, fur the setke' of gentility, participate in the whitewash nf which 'he notorious Tydings Committee will always lee cited as lhe foremost protagonist. Calling a spade "a spade," and ^ud "mud." is nol throwing mud al '"ivleeeely. lhe practice of withholding facts lr"in the public dues nul serve nut Presenl nr fulure policy, ll is our duty expose nol nnly ^ alia. I.til In he superficial political thinking which "lade possible our strategic surrender in '"' Far f.asi and ihe emasculation uf German) the two main World Weir II objects ..I Communisl strategy. Senator Styles Bridges of Nev, Hampshire, ' "airman of lhe Republican Policy '""unillec. was correct in saying, on March 23, 1955: -The besl guideposl °r lhe fulure can lee' found iii looking '" lhe Icssenis eef lite past. ^ alia vv els ""c of the sad lessons of history." Those '"illii.ns among us who are tired ol the '"'.id.ni nonchalance regarding the ^.'ilia debacle were cheered by Senator J*owland who said, mi March24, 1955: . ' intend lu discuss ^ alta «henever I "elieve il ie> In- pertinent." Actually, the 834 pages nf these Yalta . aJ>ers merely confirm whal. on the *8'8 of available memoirs eunl news- Paper clippings, had been known before. pACTS FORUM NEWS, May, 19 They add little In our knowledge of lln' disaster einel betrayal eel Yalta. Only in their relationship vvilh the entire pro- I lommunisl pattern ..I ..ur public life in lhe nineteen-thirties and forties can these Papers disclose' the tragic folly eunl incompetence of out leadership. Mote rewarding than a perusal of lhe published documents would he an intense and persistent search fur the mass of missing papers, lhe II) per cent of omitted documents and those numerous pages ul galley proofs which wen' censored oul immediately before publication. For instance, il would have' been useful lu include ihe shorthand noics of die ilicn Director of the Office inn' excuse fur our Far Eastern concessions. Either lhe deleted galley proofs nr the omitted documents (not lo speak e.l lhe missing petpersi mighl lull us jusl whu in our armed forces, despite our knowledge ol Japan's imminent fall eis well eis ihe expected availability uf lhe A-bomb, advocated the sellout of Chiang Kai-shek's China for ihe spuri- ous pleasure of bavin"; lhe Communists rush in during the last si\ days eif the wen ami entrench themselves in lhe northern key points of China. W heel lillli' has been published in these Papers concerning our donations of Port Arthur, Dairen, and other Far Eastern territories emd possessions presents us with a fail accompli. Possibly the Cairo-Teheran papers, which arc to he published in 1956, will tell us more aleeiul litis jeheise' e>f lite Itet reived. Publication of thc Pearl Harbor Wide World Phot. Senator Styles Bridges shown with his collection of elephants — one of the largest on Capitol Hill. uf War Mobilization and Reconversion, Papers unless there be' substantial ex- James I■'. Byrnes. Complete coverage nf purgation (which is feared by many) the (unexpurgated) notes and related mighl explain more fully political deci- papers of W. Averell Harriman, then -ions before, during and after Yalta, our Ambassador to the U.S.S.R., like- Publication of the Potsdam Papers, wise- would have been ill order. Whal which are -aiel In be in the galley proof wets already in lhe gallej proofs (and stains, mighl -live us some hints eis to therefore has ostensibly leetkeel in vari- whal has been omitted in lhe Yalta ems persons in Washington) should nol Papers. have been deleted, ll is quite possible ..«„ „,,, that ihe twenty-eighl pages of military .,., THE,ROLE OF ALGER.HISS, papers which were al the lasl momenl ''"' endeavor to minimize lhe role deemed unsuited fur publication mighl °> Al-rl lllss also '»''*' be entirelj have disclosed whj our military author- apparent even to lhe mosl casual ob- ili.-s failed in secure a corridor through 9erver- rhls attempt, even though il has the Soviel /one to Berlin. been seconded by lhe press (both lhat which is favorable lo ihe administration ll is well known lhal lhe Army and am| ,|„. ,„„, far ,,, ||l(. |,,fn |,.,s ,,,,, I,,.,.,, lhe Navy did nut see eye lu eye eis lu successful. lite ne.i'ssilv of invading Japan, i.e.. the (Continued on Page 50) Vage 49 I I
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