THE NATION: Herter Comes Home

This week, with the Big Four foreign ministers' conference at Geneva in recess and acknowledged to be a diplomatic water haul (see FOREIGN NEWS), Secretary of State Christian Herter flew back to the U.S. At Washington's Military Air Transport Service Terminal, Herter got a big welcome from State Department aides, the British and French ambassadors, wives and children of his Geneva team. Said Under Secretary of State C. Douglas Dillon: "Congratulations." Herter lifted his scraggly eyebrows and looked at Dillon quizzically.

Then Herter walked over to a bank of cameras in the strong sunlight, read a stout statement on the...

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