National Affairs: Diplomacy & Big Business

The gain that was Robert Lovett was offset, at least in part, by the loss of one of the nation's most effective diplomats. Tired out and in bad health, wearing a black patch over the eye he injured by the barb of a salmon fly while fishing in England, 56-year-old Lewis Douglas called at the White House last week and resigned his post as Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. After he finished winding up his affairs in England, Lew Douglas was going home for a long and well-deserved rest.

Arizona-born Lew Douglas had brought more than the usual diplomatic attributes...

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