President Eisenhower felt embarrassed and angry when the Agriculture Department rejected Wolf Ladejinsky as Tokyo attache (TIME, Jan. 3 et. seq.—). Last week with White House approval, Ladejinsky got security clearance and another job (at his previous salary: $11,800) with Harold Stassen's Foreign Operations Administration in South Viet Nam. Ladejinsky, who planned the U.S.-sponsored land reforms in Japan that gave 3,000,000 peasant families their own farms, will blueprint similar reforms to win South Viet Nam's peasants away from Communism before next year's elections.


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