DIPLOMACY: Toure's Tour (Contd.)

Up flag-bedecked lower Broadway last week rode Sékou Touré, president of Africa's fledgling Republic of Guinea, to complete his two-week swing through the U.S. with a traditional Manhattan ticker-tape welcome. Convinced that the U.S. meant its best (TIME, Nov. 9), Touré showed no sign of offense at the fact that the red, yellow and green flags along the street were those of Africa's Ghana, not Touré's Guinea. (Embarrassed city officials explained that a flagmaker delivered the wrong flags.)

As the Touré party compared notes, all hands agreed that the warmest personal experience of all had been the visit to the...

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