FOREIGN RELATIONS: By the Old Pegu Pagoda

Vice President Richard Nixon began astounding the Asian mind almost as soon as he arrived in Seoul on his good-will trip through the East. Thousands of Korean children lined the streets to see him driven into town from the city airport, and he returned the compliment by ordering his car stopped time & again, getting out, and giving them flowers taken from his wife's bouquet. When he was driven into Tokyo (where he later rode in a gilded state coach to see the Emperor, and publicly announced that Japanese disarmament had been a U.S. mistake), he repeated the process,...

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