GUATEMALA: Like Pregnancy

On trips to Havana and Rio, hard-dancing Leon Henderson mastered the rumba and the samba. This week the ex-OPA boss was off to Guatemala where he was expected to pick up the native son. With other U.S. experts, he would refurbish Guatemalan economy, try to rein in the country's galloping inflation.

In Washington, newsmen asked Henderson how he would attack the inflation problem. His answer: "Inflation is like pregnancy. If you don't do something about it quickly, it costs you twice as much."


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