Foreign Relations: Soapy Scratched

Since his appointment ten months ago as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, onetime Michigan Governor G. Mennen Williams has made three trips to Africa, logged 75,000 miles pumping hands and poking into problems (and once getting poked on the jaw himself by an indignant white African). Last week Williams was up to his bow tie in Baedekers preparing for a fourth trip, when he suddenly canceled the safari because of "urgent business at home," In fact, the cancellation came on orders from State Secretary Dean Rusk, who is concerned by over-the-budget spending at Foggy Bottom, has ordered 500...

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