THE AMERICAS: Famous Friends

Just by arriving when he did, U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles made one of the most important points of his two-day trip to Brazil last week. It was his first visit to South America in two years—and he made it with U.S. troops standing ready in Lebanon and debate on the Middle East situation about to begin in the U.N. Said Rio's Diario Carioca: "By his very presence here at this time, Senhor Dulles proves false the idea that the U.S. neglects Latin America."

Hold the Vultures. Dulles flew down to...

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