FOREIGN RELATIONS: Mission Completed

Shrewd, good-humored James Prioleau Richards, special ambassador and onetime (1933-56) South Carolina Congressman, charged by the President with explaining the Eisenhower Doctrine to the Mideast governments, got a sudden change in signals last week. While Richards was in Greece, the word came through from the White House: Come Home.

The official reason for the recall was that the President wants Democrat Richards to take part in a bipartisan meeting on foreign aid at the White House. But beyond that was a factor that at once highlighted the success of the Richards tour and...

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