GENEVA: Holiday's End

Recess was over, and the foreign ministers of East and West headed back to the rote and routine of Geneva. Most of them had sensibly spent the three-week holiday away from their books. France's Couve de Murville took a jaunt with President de Gaulle to Rome and Madagascar. The U.S.'s Christian Herter got in some sailing on the choppy waters of Massachusetts Bay. For Britain's Selwyn Lloyd there were long English weekends at Chequers. Even Russia's Andrei Gromyko presumably took some dour relaxation, though he also returned to Geneva with Khrushchev's humiliating...

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