"Mr. President," said the tall, stooped man who had just been designated Secretary of State of the U.S., "I am deeply grateful to you. I shall do the very best I can."

The President and his new ranking Cabinet officer turned away from the microphones at Augusta National Golf Course. With a wave, sport-jacketed Dwight Eisenhower strolled off, leaving Christian Archibald Herter, 64, to answer newsmen's questions. The "same team will carry on" at the State Department, he told them, and John Foster Dulles "will be available for consultation with the...

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