FOREIGN RELATIONS: Back to the Factory

When the U.S. DC-6 bearing Secretary of State John Foster Dulles appeared over Don Muang Airport one afternoon last week, Thailand's Prime Minister Pibulsonggram was still fretfully edging his way through Bangkok traffic in his Ford Thunderbird. Informed by the airport tower, the pilot of the Dulles plane circled for seven minutes until the Prime Minister thundered onto the field. Bangkok was a courtesy call for Dulles: there were no critical problems to be ironed out. After he departed the next day (Pibulsonggram and the Thunderbird were late for the goodbye) only...

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