THE AMERICAS: Friend in Need

For three days this week Dwight Eisenhower, President of the most powerful republic in the world, played host to the President of Panama, one of the world's smallest. In the same C-54, the Sacred Cow, that flew Roosevelt to Yalta, José Antonio Remón and his attractive wife Cecilia reached Washington with only a few hours to spare before a presidential dinner in their honor. They were to spend the night in the White House, then move across Pennsylvania Avenue to Blair House and a round of wreath-laying, receptions and a return banquet for Ike. Next stop: New York,...

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