THE PRESIDENCY: The Man & the Purpose

Dwight Eisenhower's self-assigned task, as he flies south to Latin America this week, is to convey, through his own popular image, the image of a U.S. policy that is not always as well understood. Basis of the policy: the U.S. shares with Latin America and the rest of the free world the goal of a world with less privation and fear, more peace with justice and freedom. The President's 15,560 jet trip through four democratic, rapidly developing republics (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay) comes as a climax to steadily growing U.S. concern for Latin America and steadily closening relations, despite—and...

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