THE AMERICAS: Quick Switch

The exchange of ambassadors between modern nations is usually as prescribed as a minuet. Last week, after it had gone through the diplomatic formalities of clearing a new ambassador with the Argentine government, the U.S. State Department pulled a switch as startling as a fast buck & wing. It announced that Ambassador Albert F. Nufer would remain in Argentina. Ambassador Willard Beaulac, scheduled to move to Argentina from Cuba, will go to Chile instead.

Main reason for the switch: a strong recommendation from Milton Eisenhower, who had been much impressed with Nufer during his fact-finding mission to Argentina. From Buenos Aires,...

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