Shultz's World Without End

Conducting global diplomacy on Manhattan's East Side

Ever since he took over as Secretary of State, George Shultz has been pinned down in his Washington office by the crossfire in Lebanon. "I can't remember when I last spent so long in the same time zone," jokes the former globetrotting corporate executive. Finally, last week, he found a way to tend to the simmering dilemmas of East-West relationships as well as the pressing problems of the Middle East while staying close to home. At the United Nations to address the 37th session of the General...

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