TRIESTE: Secret Negotiations

"Llewellyn Thompson, the U.S. Ambassador and High Commissioner in Austria, hasn't been seen at his Vienna post this year. The Embassy employees say they don't know where he is."—Leonard Lyons, June 7.

Readers of Lyons' Broadway gossip presumably shuddered momentarily before leaping to the next item, wondering whether the missing U.S. diplomat had disappeared behind the Iron Curtain. The fact, which was no secret to conscientious readers of the New York Times last week, was that Ambassador Thompson was hard at work in London conducting a behind-the-scenes effort with British experts to...

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