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Last week the President also:

¶ Greeted Indonesia's peripatetic President Sukarno at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington with full ceremonial honors and a 21-gun salute. (Sukarno never forgave Dwight Eisenhower for once keeping him waiting ten minutes for an appointment.) The two Presidents conferred for four hours, then issued a communiqué calling for a neutral Laos and declaring that newly independent nations "must be alert to any attempts to subvert their cherished freedom by means of imperialism in all its manifestations." Carefully avoided: any U.S. comment on Indonesia's claim to Netherlands New Guinea. Also diplomatically hushed up was the fact...

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