National Affairs: Appropriate Time

The President was all set for the question, at his weekly press conference, but no reporter asked it. So next day the White House put out an announcement: at "an appropriate time," 69-year-old Henry F. Grady will be relieved, at his own request, as U.S. Ambassador to Iran. The White House went on to say that Grady's relief had nothing to do with the sticky Iranian crisis, or with the departure of Presidential Adviser Averell Harriman to look it over (see FOREIGN NEWS). It was one of those denials that give color to a suspicion which need not exist. In Teheran,...

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