Foreign Relations: No Hostile Hand

With his sunburned face the shade of a beet, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson arrived home last week from his nearly 30,000-mile "fact-seeking" mission through Asia. The White House, emphasizing the importance of the trip, gave him a hero's welcome: John Kennedy dispatched a brace of helicopters to Andrews Air Force Base for L.B.J. and his Lady Bird, ordered out the Cabinet and the diplomatic corps for a greeting ceremony in the White House Rose Garden. That done, Johnson withdrew with the President and Secretary of State Dean Rusk to Kennedy's study...

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