Point Man for U.S. Policy: Thomas Enders

Thomas Enders is a towering (6 ft. 8 in.) Connecticut Yankee on whom the fates smiled. Born to wealth, educated at Yale and Harvard, he hurtled up through the State Department ranks until, when selected as envoy to Canada at age 43, he was the youngest U.S. ambassador anywhere. Now 50, Enders is Assis tant man of State for Inter-American Affairs and the point man for U.S. pol icy in the Caribbean and Latin America. He is urbane but also aloof, even cold, and almost cynically pragmatic. His blend of tact and two-fistedness resembles...

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