THE AMERICAS: Too Much Hospitality

The good-will visit of Uruguay's President Luis Batlle Berres to the U.S. ran so smoothly early last week that it almost seemed to be proceeding without human effort or strain. There was an easygoing chat with President and Mrs. Eisenhower in Washington, a busy schedule of informal talks and formal parties in Boston, and a quick flight to Chicago. But during predinner cocktails on Batlle Berres' first evening there, it was suddenly and painfully shown just how much human effort had gone into the trip. While holding (but not yet drinking) a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!