Latin America: Don Rocky's Mission

"I'm listening," Nelson Rockefeller told his hosts. "What's wrong with listening? This is the first time a North American has ever come listening." The heads of state of the seven Central American countries, whom the New York Governor visited last week on the first leg of a 23-nation, four-stage mission for President Nixon, had plenty to tell him.

To a man they related the need for more American investment capital, both private and governmental, the end of discriminatory tariffs and of quotas for their exports. They expressed concern over the moribund Alliance for Progress, since 1961 the principal vehicle for U.S....

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