THE AMERICAS: Milton's Progress

Milton Eisenhower got off to a flying start on his five-week swing around South America as the President's personal emissary and factfinder. Despite a rugged schedule of protocol visits and wreath-layings, he managed to meet and listen attentively to scores of political and business leaders. In Venezuela, where everybody from President Marcos Perez Jimenez down told him that they hoped Congress would not cripple their $2.5 billion oil industry by restricting petroleum imports, he also managed to get away for a jeepback tour of the vast eastern ore fields from which Bethlehem...

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