TRAVEL: Discovering America

In Manhattan last week, 17 Russians toured Chinatown and peered at Easter gowns in Fifth Avenue shopwindows. As cherry blossoms bloomed in Washington, 20 Japanese climbed out of their touring bus to snap pictures. Along Chicago's State Street wandered 72 curious Finnish businessmen. (Their hotel flew Finnish flags, provided Finnish maids for room service.) The Russians, the Japanese and the Finns are part of a new foreign invasion. They may not be seeing America first, but they are seeing it at last.

President Eisenhower having proclaimed 1960 "Visit-U.S.A." year, U.S. airlines and...

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