National Affairs: Old Hands at State

In taking over the State Department, John Foster Dulles inherited some valuable (and some not valuable) career diplomats. No stranger to the people in the department, he took office with plans already outlined to make full use of the old hands, shifting them to new posts to carry out the new policies. Some prospective shifts reported last week:

¶ Charles Eustis ("Chip") Bohlen, 48, departmental counselor, to be Ambassador to the Soviet Union. A Russian-speaking specialist in Soviet affairs, he did three tours of duty in Moscow between 1934 and 1944, was Franklin Roosevelt's interpreter at Teheran and Yalta, Harry Truman's at...

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