CUBA: The Odd Couple

One is an earthy soldier-dictator who still flaunts his revolutionary past by wearing olive-green fatigues and a pistol at his side. The other is a polished, quick-witted intellectual, an urbane man of the book rather than the gun. They would seem to have little in common, yet by the time Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau ended a three-day visit to Fidel Castro's Cuba last week, an obvious rapport had developed between the two leaders. As TIME's Ottawa bureau chief William Mader, who accompanied Trudeau, reported, the airport farewell ceremonies turned...