CABINET: At the Stroke

Last week the Japanese Ambassador to the U. S., Kensuke Horinouchi, called on the Assistant U. S. Secretary of State, Adolf Augustus Berle Jr. No more dissimilar diplomats ever confronted each other. Mr. Horinouchi looks and acts like an animated cartoon of a Japanese statesman. Mr. Berle looks somewhat like a white mouse. But behind his pallid exterior he hides a talent for positive statement, a certainty that he knows what's what.

To Kensuke Horinouchi, hunched Mr. Berle was a figure of doom last week. Expiring in only 72 hours was the U. S....

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