Foreign News: Important Turning Point

It is European plan for a President to remain aloof, letting the Premier do the work, and to make only the stuffiest State visits abroad, but when "Europe's Smartest Little Statesman" Dr. Eduard Benes was elected President of Czechoslovakia (TIME, Dec. 30, 1935) everyone knew his way of doing things would be more on the American plan. Last week Dr. & Mrs. Benes arrived at Belgrade to face not the usual assemblage of many Serbian loafers rounded up by police and given a few coppers to cheer, but a mighty ovation such as...

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