MEXICO: Cool Water on Oil

One day last week U. S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull invited Mexican Ambassador Dr. Francisco Najera to his office and handed him a note. Dr. Najera read the note, then tucked it into a diplomatic pouch and sent it by airplane to Mexico City. There the Ministry of Foreign Affairs read it, made a careful copy for study, forwarded the original to the State of Oaxaca, where President Lázaro Cárdenas was on a tour of inspection. Soulful Señior Cárdenas read it, said nothing but that he would "answer at an opportune time."...

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