FOREIGN RELATIONS: To the Crossroads

In the preholiday rush around Washington, no one was busier than O. Max Gardner. He had to wind up his job as Under Secretary of the Treasury and get off to England. He had to go to the tailor's. He was glad to discover that he could still fit into the cutaway and striped pants which he had worn for his inaugural as governor of North Carolina 17 years ago. With his wife, he left in high fettle to spend Christmas at their home in Shelby, N.C. Next month he would leave for...

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