The Presidency: Free Nations, Free Men

Unlike many an official guest in Washington, Sylvanus Olympic, 60. President of the new Republic of Togo, had not come demanding U.S. aid—or else. Indeed, he had a refreshingly realistic view of the problems of his and other emergent countries. Said he: "It is very easy to shout 'Freedom, Freedom,' even going to the extent of being very aggressive. But, after all, what we are looking for is not so much getting rid of a foreign ruler as to improve our standard of living, working for a better life. We must now...

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