FOREIGN RELATIONS: Specialist's Diagnosis

Seldom, if ever, has the U.S. had an envoy more enthralled by his assignment than Lincoln MacVeagh. Seldom has it kept a top-ranking envoy longer at the same post. He has been accredited to Greece for more than eleven years. This week he was summoned home for consultation.

The son and grandson of U.S. ambassadors (to Japan and Italy), Link MacVeagh gave no early sign that he would follow the family calling. Educated at Groton and Harvard, his interests were literary and classical. For ten years, as a highbrow publisher (the Dial Press), his heart was in the highlands of Greece....

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