OPINION: The Young President

"It is unfair that Europeans are not allowed to participate in the election of the U.S. President, since their fate in so many ways is in the hands of men chosen by Americans alone," the late Aneurin Bevan once remarked, only half in jest. Last week not only the U.S. but Europe and the rest of the world were debating the qualities and qualifications of President-elect John F. Kennedy.

With something of a shock, even diplomats realized that they knew very little about him or his policies. All most were sure of was that...

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