National Affairs: Mission Completed

The U.S.S. Helena, bearing the next President and his advisers, coursed for Hawaii under a sunny tropical sky. The Pacific's mood was good for pleasant cruising, and the admiral's cabin an equally pleasant place for palaver and planning. No phones distracted, no callers importuned as the men who will lead the U.S. mulled things over in oceanic seclusion. ''We may never again have the opportunity to hold talks such as these aboard the ship," said the future Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. "They should pay dividends for many years,"

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