FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Seraph of Foggy Bottom

Seraphim, according to Holy Writ, are members of a high angelic order who function as messengers of the Kingdom of Heaven. In Isaiah's vision they had three sets of wings, the better to aid them in their flights through space and eternity. and they traveled with the speed of light. On earth last week, a sort of human seraph was buzzing around the planet at a fabulous rate for a messenger tied to mere aircraft. In less than a fortnight he had: munched mangoes in Manila with President Magsaysay; lunched in London with Winston Churchill: held high-level sessions with...

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