INDIA: Of Customs & Apples

Making his first official call on India's new Governor General Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari, Soviet Ambassador Kirill Novikov* addressed "Rajaji" as "Your Excellency." When the Governor General expressed surprise at his use of the title, Novikov explained:"We dropped the custom after the Revolution, but later felt that it had been a mistake."† "What?" Rajaji inquired sweetly. "The Revolution?"

In New York last week, just before his departure homeward (see PEOPLE), Soviet U.N. Delegate Andrei Gromyko was the victim of another thrust. Chatting with Presidential Candidate Henry Wallace and Canada's U.N. Delegate General A....

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