The Press: Hospitable World Host

Vladimir Lenin read the first issue from cover to cover. On attaining the White House, John F. Kennedy drew from the magazine's roster of contributors to help staff his Administration all the way up to Cabinet level. In the major councils of world government, it is studied as if it were the official voice of the U.S. Department of State. It is not. But in 40 years, an anniversary reached this week, Foreign Affairs quarterly has grown to be an accurate and authoritative observer of world events and, in its quiet way, one of...

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