National Affairs: Report from Moscow

Two minutes behind schedule, but after a speedy 33-hour flight, the C-54 touched down on runway 36, turned into the taxiway and braked to a brisk stop. The door opened and Secretary of State George Marshall stepped out—back from Moscow.

The President was on hand to meet him. As the band struck up Hail to the Chief, they walked together over to the waiting microphones, posed for the cameramen, exchanged greetings. Said the President: "I am most happy to receive you back. I am very well pleased with what you have been doing. I...

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