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When revolution broke in Brazil last October, U. S. Ambassador Edwin Vernon Morgan was on vacation (TIME, Oct. 13 et seq.). When three revolutions in one week gripped Guatemala, U. S. Minister Sheldon Whitehouse was on vacation (TIME, Dec. 29, et seq.). When Alfonso XIII was driven from his throne, U. S. Ambassador Irwin Boyle Laughlin was out of town (TIME, April 20 et seq.). Last week U. S. Ambassador to Japan William Cameron Forbes sailed for a vacation in the U. S. the day Japanese troops captured the Chinese city of...

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