Foreign Relations: A New Bloom

FOREIGN RELATIONS A New Bloom

Practically everywhere she went on her U.S. visit, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was smothered with roses, which are her symbol as well as her late father's. Lady Bird Johnson handed Mrs. Gandhi a dozen red American Beauties right after she disembarked from a helicopter on the White House lawn; later the Indian leader was variously presented with more red roses, yellow roses, artificial roses, an impressionistic painting of a rose and a gilded rose from Tiffany's. All of them could serve well to symbolize the result of her five-day visit: a new flowering in the...

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