The Nation: Man at the Keyboard

The President took no pains to hide the fact that he was the man at the keyboard of U.S. foreign policy. It was a virtuoso performance. Sometimes he did finger exercises, sometimes he improvised, sometimes he played by ear. But never did he get so much as a genuine grace note in return from the big brass of the Kremlin.

Wearing the Colors. The Administration scored a considerable diplomatic victory over the U.S.S.R. in the United Nations when a big majority—including three Afro-Asian nations—voted to back up Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold in the...

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