THE HEMISPHERE: Visit to Molotov

So urgent had been the summons that Jacob Surits, suave, goateed Soviet Ambassador to Brazil, remembered only after boarding the plane that he had to be in Rio for the big Embassy reception on Nov. 7. At Belém he turned back for Rio, set off again for the U.S. after the party. His mission, like that of other Soviet diplomats in Latin America*: to get orders from Foreign Minister Molotov. For Molotov it was a chance to take stock of the first year and a half of the new Stalinist line in Latin...

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