THE PRESIDENCY: South to Friendship

In Mexico the key word was bienvenido—welcome. There, for two days last week, the President of the U.S. saw and felt one of the warmest examples of bienvenido of his confetti-showered career. It blazoned from a sign at Acapulco's airport, rustled in the color riot of tropical vegetation, in the rugged beauty of the cliff-crowned bay, the shiny glamour of the hotels, the cheers of the people, and in the friendliness of the President, Adolfo López Mateos. President Eisenhower's trip, occasioned by his desire to demonstrate the U.S.'s deep respect for Latin...

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