FOREIGN RELATIONS: Rockefeller Reports

Five months ago President Roosevelt gave young (32) Nelson Rockefeller a bigger job than any he was heir to. His title: Coordinator of Commercial and Cultural Relations between the American Republics. His job: to give the U. S. a better name than it had, south of the Rio Grande. That meant economic aid (to check Nazi penetration) and the active publicizing of the U. S. case (to supplant Nazi propaganda on the virtues of dictatorship).

The U. S. had many a Government department and private agency working for better Pan-American relations, but none that was notably energetic, imaginative, outspoken. As time...

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