National Affairs: Message from Garcia

"I come here on behalf of the Philippine people, your best friends in Asia, who live in the faith that the heart of this great American nation has for them a soft spot." The speaker before a joint session of Congress was the Philippines' cheerful, articulate President Carlos Garcia, and as he moved through Washington last week on an official state visit, he soon found that U.S. officials indeed had for him a soft spot.

In talks with President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, Secretary of State Dulles and their staffs, President Garcia sought...

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