Foreign Relations: Veep on the Wing


Jet-hopping 22,600 miles to nine African capitals in eleven days is a junket to curdle the courage of the strong. But Hubert H. Humphrey possesses a special brand of fortitude. Last week, as his vice-presidential safari winged wearily across Africa from mishap to minor disaster, the indefatigable Humphrey averaged less than four hours' sleep a night and, seemingly impervious to a steam-heated climate, came up triumphantly talking at each stop. Africans heard his voice even as he flew overhead in Air Force Two. To soothe nations miffed because they were left out of his tour, Humphrey beamed down radio...

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