Conferences: Grand Tour

The old world got ready for its first look at the new world's newest wonder, U.S. President John F. Kennedy and his glamorous wife. In Paris, Vienna and London, most were ready to cheer. Yet undeniably, the image projected by John Kennedy at his inauguration, when most of Europe viewed him as the bright new hope of earth, has dimmed a little.

Chilly Chancelleries. Partly, the change is the result of great expectations. Hugh Gaitskell, the first important Briton to meet with Kennedy after his election, virtually granted him honorary membership in Britain's Labor Party and returned to London predicting...

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