DIPLOMACY: The New Multi-Ring Spectacle

The one-man show of Henry Kissinger was gone, and U.S. foreign policy was once again a multi-ring spectacle. Vice President Walter Mondale was back from his successful mission of reassurance to Western Europe and Japan. Late in the spring, Jimmy Carter plans to fly to Europe to attend the summit conferences of NATO and the industrialized democracies. In the meantime, the new President was busy sending aides and emissaries off to the corners of the world on diplomatic forays.

United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young took off on a ten-day visit to black...

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