Editorial Note

Senate Resolution 44 (83d Congress), passed on February 20, gave the special subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee investigating overseas information programs (see the editorial note, page 1627) an extension to June 30, 1953. Under the chairmanship of Senator Hickenlooper, the senior Republican member who had replaced Senator Fulbright, the subcommittee began hearings on March 6, 1953. These hearings continued sporadically through May 13 and on June 5 the subcommittee submitted Senate Report No. 406. For documentation on the 1953 hearings of the subcommittee, including a brief legislative history of the subcommittee to that date with the pertinent Senate Resolution, see 83d Cong., 1st sess., 1953, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Overseas Information Programs of the United States; Hearings before a Subcommittee (Government Printing Office, 1953). The Report of the subcommittee was transmitted to the Senate and printed as Report [Page 1673] No. 406, 83d Cong., 1st sess., June 15, 1953 (Government Printing Office, 1953).