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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
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  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 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
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Transcript lha' mQnvrrV^s burnham, philosopher and author of "luti '"' including "The Managerial Rev- The°w ."The Struggle for the World," and »eb of Subversion." Point \l!,| Peiidei of il interruption of supply lire is quite true that we .'■"l now on the outside world for I ' "rdinarv things as iron ore. let ii,,. ."' strategic metals with which ,, '"'"i-make- veenr ores nowadays for "I "Miope-a,-,-. ifu- an3 '''''-' thai we ''"" control How' ""' Soviel threal ' l"1" speaking I,, ''''"'I a military standpoint I lhal I,,.,, '"' control I.alii, America i~ simpl) -" lo""!1''"'"^ V"'1 iI"' '"""' answer is to Shin reference h'enk. Jane's Fighting tiavai' '"' '" see ''"' increase in Soviel II,,.'. tonnage anel. mon- specifically, Hi,, ""l'-np in long-range submarines. Pen, Wer to which I don't think the , """'I has a. yet. I j.*,s0 Wanl to e-mphasize- lhe fact, and uevj^r. tnal is when- I disagree will, °Ur h. ''!r''i'v even more, thai we've had , "'""Is full. Nov, Ii,,,,;;)1 here '''iiii,,'" !" u In, h there is an analysis of Sieite Department pub- a , Pit 'Mil in Guatemala, lien- we'i '"ical record of w hal can happen httle place, very deliberate!) ""He,| „,'" I'.' '" »po| j wnere ,i was a mosl sensitive [li„ p" '"'■latiein I,, North America and to a,,,,","'1""' Canal. \n,l I think ii was ,1... ' test. .,...1 i- ii ,e . ... 'I, ;"i> , and I'm ve-,v glad thai up le. e '* able I., control it. And I '''iran;"" "' -"">' '" ,rl I'''- bj i" 0 0n lhat's ih,- real menace. '"' to l ,"" saying it would he impos- (U ""l(l South America? sta« "i'ls' : ' said specificall) when | nil|1(l'''^"|'i thai we- could not, as the go il alone" and. par- joiiej il alone dels been ^States, " I si' Sgiit""" '"'kiin, i as '"'''I'li'iii- Latin \merican ~a\ id,ni,|, we can'l "go ii r alone because we won'l have- Lalin Vmerican backing. Q. 1-5111 if Seiiill, America were consolidated, could lhe United Stales "go il alone" in your opinion? (Hodges): Providing ii has ihe military power to command tin- approaches lee North America and to move the bulk cargoes upon which our military destiny rests. (Garrity ) : I don'l agree with Professor Hodges al all. I really gel annoyed al lhe whole group of eastern seaboard Europe-firsters. lln- kind of person who says, "If Europe goes down, we- mUSl gee down." 'l lon'l Ileal' Englishmen saving thai "il Europe goes down. England's going down."' but there's a whole- group of j><-<>|,1,- along ihis eastern seaboard lhal has ;, vested interest in American doom if Europe fails. U.S. CAN BE INDEPENDENT lis ridiculous nonsense. A lot of it has been inspired by Communists. Harry Dexter While- inspired tin- idea i if you want to lenek up Malone's data on this, vem can find it ) thai we wen- dependent upon Europe for strategic supplies. \\,. an- not: the fads are otherwise. Anil lhal particularly goes for iron there's a marvelous new strike in Canada which is going le, take care of Our needs in the iron mi- departmenl for quite some lime. I lit n\ii wi i : I think lhal Devin Gai lilv here has jumped two or three- steps in advance of his own argument. Now lhe conclusion from tin- view thai if the Soviet I nion consolidates Europe and \siei ihis country cannol long hold oul is not a Europe-first, I nited Nations globalisl poliev such ;ls is upln-ld lev some ol lln- eastern seaboard's internationalists lhal vein an- referring lo and lhal vim are attacking. Ami. in attacking them, I certainly would agree with you. Mr. Garrit). I've- written three I ks ami about 'am articles in which I draw a quite different conclusion from this, ami ii sea-Ills tee me- lhal lllis is the- eenlv One thai follows from lln- lads namely, ihe,I we have- le, pn-vi'iii the- consolidation of Eurasia b) tin- Sov i'-i I nion bj me., in- .ewav From a merel) defensive containment policy, a merely nega- A'"r 8 |.-,,I; tUM NEWS, March, 1955 ^Ivnele .lilies Hochfeldeb "I North Holly- „ I. I alii.. «"ll H $100 I ,S. SarillgS FSeellel for submitting the- question, "Could lln- I nil',I States ai" Ii Uone'?", used on llii- W SWERS FOR IMERII INS program. You, in,), may send a question you would like- to hear discussed or, Facts Forum's INSWERS FOfl WIKItH INS i,, Facts Forum, Dallas, level-, eeml ieeeel|ef,e- for lln' eee'klv award. Be sure and see page I 5 live policy eel waiting lo sec whal Mos- eeiw eleees. into em aggressive poliev which will aim, if peissiblo by pedilie-al means and psychological means, to break up Ihe Soviet empire from within. Q. Would you send American soldiers over there to enforce this? Would you involve American youth over there in a third world war to stop it? i Hi iiMi v vi i : In my opinion, the strictly military strategy thai goes with such ;i political policy of what I call "liberation of lhe Eurasian continent from the Communisl tyranny," the strictly military strategy lhal goes wilh lhal is based primarily upon strategic airpower. (GARFtm i : Right. (COMBS) : Il seems to me- lhal we have overlooked one aspect 'if this which is eef tremendous importance. A on mighl be abb- materialisticall) In hold this hemisphere fee,- a lime, bni there would be an impoverishment of the American spirit ami a degeneration eef lhe American charade',-, which I am afraid weenhl be f;,t;il in the lasl analysis. Moreover, we'll Ikivi- lo be an armed camp. We'd have lo be a nation (Garrity): We're an armed camp li, IV . (Combs): standing in arms and absorbing ;t la\ burden among these- 160 million people, which lln- Communists eeelllel (list ril elite' over billiten- of pe-oples. Q. Why would there he an impoverishment of .American spirit it Ihe I'nited States were isolated by Russia? (Combs i : I think that in the firsl place if we're cut away from world currents of thought and. let ns say, the affinity of mankind generally, we'll find ourselves ingrowing. Secondly. I think thai we'd feel a sense of despair and resentment and would have lei go into totalitarianism ourselves in order lo meet lhe- countering totalitarianism of ih,. neiiieen abroad, and lhal would inevitably perverl ami corrupt the Ameri- can spirit. e(i vnnm i : I his country grew up wilh people who gol away from lhal lee-linn ol despair which has been Europe's heritage for thousands of years who came over here. 11 anything, it would cause a revival of the American spirit lo be- e ;isl back upon our ow 11. "FLYING SAUCERS MAY TAKE US!" etaevinsi: Generation after genera- year after year, decade after lion decade, struggling under anus (<; wmi n i : Well, we- can'l talk aboul that; noboilv can i.ilk aboul lhal. Flying saucers may take us by that time-! t\. The technological factor ol' the H-bomb hasn't been mentioned. Would the H-homh he such a deterrent to the Soviet empire thai lhe outside forces could he withstood if they did take Europe and Asia? I III IIMI \\l I : It seems l.e me lhal the- bid is thai up tee the- present, for the (Continued „„ I'm:, > /. I'aKe 11 I
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