National Affairs: Capital Notes: Feb. 17, 1961

K. to K. in April?

The State Department's top Russian experts are chewing over the merits of an early face-to-face meeting between President Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev. Ambassador Thompson, just in from Moscow, reported that Khrushchev sorely wants to appraise Kennedy's personality and politics firsthand, argued that the Soviets would be unwilling to make peace in Laos or the Congo until they have heard more from Kennedy himself about his long-range intentions. Shaping up: a K.-to-K. confrontation, probably in April at the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York.

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