FOREIGN RELATIONS: Doctrine's First Fruits

The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa is an unlikely place to find a man who retired to a South Carolina farm this year to spend the rest of his life "fishing and hunting, and lying in the sun, and watching my cows eat grass." But to Addis Ababa last week journeyed James Prioleau ("Dick") Richards of Heath Springs, S.C. A longtime (1933-56) Congressman, Democrat Richards, 62, had dutifully postponed his fishing and cow watching to undertake, at President Eisenhower's request, a mission as vital to the success of U.S. foreign policy as any since the Korean war.

Richards' task was...

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