On 21 January 1950 Whittaker Chambers, former editor of Time magazine, told reporters, "my work is now finished.… I have told the FBI all I know," after a federal jury in New York found Alger Hiss, a former State Department official whom Chambers had accused of spying for the Communist underground, guilty of perjury.
On 27 April 1955 Gen. J. Lawton Collins, special envoi to Vietnam, said the United States faced a "strange" and "almost an inexplicable situation" in trying to fight communism in Asia.
On 24 September 1957 Texas governor Price Daniel criticized the use of federal troops to integrate Little Rock Central High School, calling the action "reminiscent of the tactics of Reconstruction days."
On 16 February 1955 U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles assured the exiled Nationalist Chinese government in Formosa that it would "not be forcibly taken over by the Communists" of...
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