THE AMERICAS: The Students & the President

The letter President Eisenhower received in Santiago last month from the Federation of Chilean Students was serious in tone, and the President took it seriously. He turned it over to the State Department for a careful answer. Last week the answer, edited by the President himself, was delivered in Santiago to Patricio Fernandez, president of the students' federation.

The students asked Ike to explain U.S. policy in Latin America; in particular, they wanted to know U.S. intentions and attitude towards Cuba. "We know and applaud your recent official declaration, serene and respectful, with regard to the self-determination of...

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