NATO: Ike's Trip (Part III)

General Dwight Eisenhower stepped down on West Point's Stewart Field last week with a wave of his hat and a happy, tired grin. He had reason to smile. His 21-day tour of the NATO countries had been one of the great diplomatic triumphs of the free nations.

Test of Ike's success was the desperate effort made by the Cominform to pace his tour with riots. Everywhere the Cominform failed. In a last stab at Ike, the Communists called for a monster rally in front of his Paris quarters in the Hotel Astoria. Fewer than 5,000 Communists...

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