Manhattan Contractor Samuel R. Rosoff takes business wherever he can find it. Last week, "Subway Sam" returned from a beaming visit with ruthless Dominican Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Sam, who had his eye on a dam job in the Dominican state of Santiago, babbled chummily about the Benefactor. "He is sometimes called a dictator, but he's not," gushed Sam. "He's the most democratic man. Why, he had me to dinner with him at his home."

Sam's rhapsody is not the only notice the Dominican Republic has had recently in the U.S. A spate...

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