Belt-Tightening

In the year and a half that Edward G. Miller Jr. has been U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, he has scored many a point with sympathetic words and by deft handling of sensitive Latin Americans. Last week Miller peeled off his velvet gloves in a blunt address to U.S. coffeemen and Brazilian guests at the National Coffee Association's convention in Boca Raton, Fla. Miller's message: the U.S. expects Latin America to share in the world struggle against Communist imperialism by adjusting its economy to the realities of the U.S. war-production program. The Latin countries' first tasks, he said, would...

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