National Affairs: Ambassadors?

To man the major U.S. embassies, John Kennedy will concentrate on the diplomatic pros—but he is not unwilling to make a few political gestures. These were the names swirling around Foggy Bottom last week: Definitely slated to go to the Court of St. James's is Careerist David K. E. Bruce, who came within an ace of being named Secretary of State. Well-liked Llewellyn Thompson Jr. will remain in Moscow until the next congress of the Communist Party this autumn, when Veteran Kremlinologist Chip Bohlen is likely to undertake his second tour of...

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