THE CABINET: Quick-Change Statesman


Quick-Change Statesman

Last February Dr. Enrique Olaya Herrera, for eight years the Colombian minister at Washington, was elected President of Colombia. It was a unique election in that no one was killed in the campaign, no one contested the victory afterward.

When Dr. Olaya sailed back to the U. S. in April, New York welcomed him as a President-elect. Once aboard the train for Washington, however, he voluntarily reverted to Minister. This role he quietly maintained until last week when, to comply with the demands of international etiquette, he strangely changed...

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