Canada: A Warm Trip South

As he stepped out of his grey-and-gold Viscount at Washington National Airport, Canada's Prime Minister John Diefenbaker radiated anticipation and good cheer. Hustling up to the knot of waiting U.S. and Canadian officials, he grasped the arm of newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Canada Livingston Merchant and confided: "We're very glad you're coming, we couldn't be more pleased." Then, turning to face the TV cameras, the man who has taken as strong a position as anyone in his nation against excessive U.S. influence over Canada firmly declared: "When I read of the...

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