The Capitalist Challenge: CAPITAL OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESSMEN never forget that the chief business of business is business. Whether gathered in small groups in the crowded lobby of the Fairmont Hotel, over cocktails in hotel suites or striding along San Francisco's streets, they found themselves working through the practicability of deals that ringed the globe, rang with the names of every free-world currency.

The little man's awe of the tycoons soon rubbed off. Prime targets such as Nelson Rockefeller, RCA's David Sarnoff and Marcel Palmaro, head of Lehman Bros.' foreign department, were soon being buttonholed by Burmese industrialists, Taiwan manufacturers, Brazilian bankers. Projects from underdeveloped countries eager for foreign...

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