The Hemisphere: Hi-Fi Fan from Texas

Aboard an airliner droning north from Mexico City to Houston one night last week, a square-jawed man wearing rimless glasses handed his seatmate two typed sheets of paper listing some 60 names. "I think I ought to know these folks," he explained. "Would you check me while I run over the list?" Henry Finch Holland, just nominated chief of the State Department's Latin American Affairs section, thereupon rattled off the names of Latin America's ambassadors to the U.S. and U.S. envoys to Latin America.

For an Assistant Secretary of State to replace Careerman John Moors Cabot (see above), President Eisenhower had reached...

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