National Affairs: How Not to Make Friends

S. Thava Rajah, 33, is one of the top labor leaders in Johore, the southernmost state of Malaya.' Last month he came to the U.S. to spend 90 days as the guest of the U.S. State Department. His visit is part of State's program to bring foreign leaders and specialists to the U.S. to learn about the country. Sole aim of the program: to make friends for the U.S.

In its inimitable way, Washington, D.C. immediately went about defeating this aim. With an Egyptian exchange student, Rajah went to a drugstore in the Longfellow Building, the same building that houses State's Office...

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