THE NATIONS: Not Since Andy Jackson . ..

When Britain's new ambassador to the U.S., Sir Oliver Franks, arrived in Washington last week, he expressed the customary sentiments about happy relations between the two countries. The sunny platitudes, however, were clouded by two facts. For one thing, Lulu, the Frankses' cherished family cat, was missing—it had somehow disappeared during the crossing, and was still missing when the Franks disembarked from the Queen Elizabeth. For another thing, U.S.-British relations had suddenly become anything but happy. Said one responsible Briton last week: "President Truman has antagonized our Foreign Office more completely...

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