Foreign Relations: From Manila to Bucharest

Encouraged by the favorable reactions to his European trip last winter, Richard Nixon has been eager to embark on another venture in person-to-person diplomacy. Last week he flew to Canada to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the St. Lawrence Seaway with Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and the only real question was where he would go next. The answer: Nearly everywhere. Late this month, the White House announced, Nixon will begin an approximately eleven-day trip around the world that will take him to five Asian countries and the Eastern European state of Rumania —marking the first time that...

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