THE CABINET: Tirana to Teheran

From Tirana, Albania's capital, to Teheran, Persia's capital, is at best an arduous trip of nearly 2,000 miles through primitive country. Last week Charles Calmer Hart, lately promoted from U. S. Minister to Albania to be U. S. Minister to Persia, was making this journey. But instead of traveling over long roundabout routes, he was shortcutting from post to post across Soviet Russia. The significance of his trip lay in the fact that he was the first U. S. diplomat to enter Russia officially in a dozen years.

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