National Affairs: Far Places & Close Principles

Once he had set the turbine of personal diplomacy spinning successfully on his recent eleven-nation tour, President Eisenhower was determined to maintain a high r.p.m. Last week he was revving up again with the announcement that he will take off next month to visit Latin America, where sensitive nations often feel that the U.S. takes them too much for granted (see HEMISPHERE). There was also a possibility that he might stop off in Japan, Korea, Formosa and the Philippines on his way home from Moscow in June.

In South America, Ike will touch down in Brazil (Feb. 23-26), Argentina (Feb. 26-29), Chile...

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