ORGANIZATIONS: Where Diplomats Fear to Tread

From the Ford Foundation, which has spent close to $1 billion in charitable, educational and scientific pursuits, came word last week of a pioneer diplomatic move. President Henry T. Heald announced before a meeting of the Chicago Executives' Club that the foundation will devote $500,000 toward stimulating a cultural interchange between the U.S. and Poland. Aware of the problems involved in dealing with a nation that teeters so warily in the Soviet shadow, Heald said that "recent developments," i.e., the Polish deliverance from Moscow's iron rule, as well as the Eisenhower Administration's tentative foreign aid program for Poland (TIME,...

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