FOREIGN RELATIONS: Career Man's Mission

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Bright & early one day last week a black Packard limousine with a U.S. crest on the door hummed through the maddening boulevard traffic of central Buenos Aires. As it passed, police snapped respectfully to attention. In the Plaza San Martin, where flowers were in bloom, the car came to a decorous halt before the rococo Argentine Foreign Office.

Out stepped a grey, bespectacled man with a grey, correct bearing. He carried a walking stick. In the lapel of his neat tan suit bloomed a flaming carnation. He fussily flicked a speck...

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