Foreign Relations: Courteous, Correct & Cold


Yugoslavia's Communist President Tito has long hankered to tread Washington's official red carpet. He almost got there as Eisenhower's guest in 1957, but church groups, veterans' organizations and politicians raised such a fuss that his proposed state visit was called off. He got as far as Manhattan in 1960, when he addressed the United Nations and chatted with Ike at the Waldorf-Astoria. But still nobody asked him to come on down to Washington—and Tito's feelings were hurt. Last week, at the invitation of President Kennedy, Tito, 71, finally made the grade....

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