CUBA: The First 100 Days

Fidel Castro arrives in Washington this week invited there by the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He has dates to confer with Vice President Nixon and to lunch with Acting Secretary of State Christian Herter, will go on to see the press in New York and make a speech before the Harvard Law School Forum. A compulsive explainer. Castro apparently expects to win U.S. sympathy by candor and eloquence—despite his growing record of blaming Cuba's troubles on that "bad neighbor,'' the U.S., and of choosing neutralism as Cuba's cold-war course.

The Fidel Castro that the U.S. will see is still...

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