National Affairs: Comings & Goings

In Augusta President Eisenhower announced these ambassadorial nominations:

RUSSIA. Replacing Manila-bound Charles E. ("Chip") Bohlen: Llewellyn E. Thompson, 52, Ambassador and High Commissioner to Austria since 1952. For longtime (26 years) Career Diplomat "Tommy" Thompson (who, like Bohlen, worked for Ike as Russian interpreter at the 1955 Geneva summit talks) the shift will be a second Moscow assignment; he was second secretary and consul of the Moscow embassy 1940-44, won a Medal of Freedom for staying on "at the risk of capture" by the invading Nazis after the rest of the diplomatic corps...

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