FOREIGN RELATIONS: Posts Without Listeners

In all of beleaguered Europe only two U. S. Ambassadors were last week at their posts. They were Career Men Laurence A. Steinhardt, on duty in Moscow; Alexander W. Weddell, in Madrid. Empty for more than a year was the important listening post in Berlin. Empty, too, were the critical posts in London, Rome, Vichy. U. S. Ministers still stuck in Greece, Rumania, a few other trouble spots. But home in the U. S. (because of war, vacations, illness, etc.) were $139,500 worth of Ambassadors and Ministers. The roster, with yearly salaries and times of their returns:

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