BRAZIL: Visitors

Racing toward the important diplomatic and commercial goal of the United States of Brazil this week were two highly placed rival representatives of opposing political and economic systems. Nearing Rio de Janeiro from the North on the U. S. light cruiser Nashville was Brigadier General George Catlett Marshall, soon to become U. S. Army Chief of Staff. Heading for Brazil from the East on the Italian liner Conte Grande was high-powered, gay, vivacious Countess Edda Ciano, wife of the Italian Foreign Minister, favorite daughter of Benito Mussolini.

General. Behind General Marshall's visit was...

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