THE AMERICAS: The Eisenhower Report

The most important task for the U.S. in Latin America is to "strengthen our economic relations." This is the main conclusion reached by Milton Eisenhower, president of Pennsylvania State University and his brother Ike's favorite counselor, as a result of his five-week fact-finding tour of South America. His report, made public this week by the White House, called for adopting stable and consistent trade policies, buying commodities for the strategic stockpile to support prices, making substantial public and private capital loans, expanding Point Four help, considering the revision of tax laws to encourage U.S. investment overseas and making grants...

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