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National Affairs: The Modifier

Cordell Hull was polite and quiet to the point of colorlessness. A tall, studious, stooping man who talked with a faint lisp, he had a habit of clasping and...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Hull v. the Press

Old (72) Cordell Hull gave young (42) Thomas Dewey the lie direct: "Governor Dewey is 100% wrong in the accuracy of his statement." The statement to which the...

THE CABINET: Barn Door

A Constitutional prerogative of the U. S. Senate is the right to ratify all U. S. treaties with foreign Governments. And one of the chores the Congress as a...

Mr. Hull Resigns

On his 73rd birthday, last Oct. 2, the Administration's No. 1 Cabinet officer showed up as usual at his office, but he complained: "I'm sick and I know it."...

THE CABINET: Social Visit

"I have long been anxious to pay a visit to Canada. . . . This will enable me to renew my acquaintance with Lord Tweedsmuir. . . ." When Cordell Hull made...

National Affairs: Hull's Fire

There were still deep fires in the old Tennesseean. For months, in silent retirement, he had smoldered quietly. Now he blazingly erupted. The object of...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Mr. Hull and Mr. Dulles

The man who might be the next U.S. Secretary of State conferred with Cordell Hull last week, two hours a day for three days. After the third session, tall,...

Return of the Eagle

Cordell Hull, 72, had stood his first plane trip well, playing gin rummy on the long hops, even sitting in the co-pilot's seat while the plane made a landing,...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: In Havana

One night last week a special train bored southward from Washington to Miami. U. S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull carefully hung up his grey tropical...

National Affairs: There Goes Finland

Over good, grey Cordell Hull's press conference hovered the ghosts of 1939—the year tiny Finland ("the country that always pays its debts") was invaded by...

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