National Affairs: Copper & Air Man

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In appointing an ambassador, it is customary for the State Department to select a candidate who is persona grata to the government of the country concerned. When, last week, the U. S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Manhattan's Harry Frank Guggenheim as Ambassador to Cuba, the question of acceptability was quite ideally met. Mr. Guggenheim is well acquainted with Cuban problems. Cuban people. But there were more than personal reasons for his appointment having been welcome to "El Gallo" (The Rooster). President Gerardo Machado y Morales of Cuba. For the...

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