THE CABINET: Consuls, Diplomats

When Consul General Robert Piet Kisner climbed aboard the Orient Express at Paris one night last week, bound for his new post in Athens as U. S. Minister to Greece, he was performing an act of far more significance than taking a train ride. It was the first time a consular officer had proceeded to a new post without going to Washington to confer with the Department of State; furthermore, Mr. Kisner's appointment was the first important application of the Rogers Act of 1924, which combined the consular and diplomatic services into...

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