The Hemisphere: Sticks & Stones

Arriving in Rio de Janeiro for this week's regional conference of U.S. diplomats in South America, State Department Counselor George Kennan and Assistant Secretary of State Edward Miller received greetings in the Stalinist manner from the Communist newspaper Tribuna Popular. With a nice feeling for rank and function, Tribuna called Kennan "an international bandit," Miller "a male Mata Hari."


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