THE AMERICAS: Flourish & Exit

After playing a splashy role at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (TIME, March 9), Dominican Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo went on last week to new triumphs which were certain to get big play in the press back home. Appearing at the White House with two armed bodyguards, he was ushered in to see President Eisenhower for ten minutes. Then he bustled over to the State Department and signed the now standard Mutual Military Assistance Agreement* with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, in a ceremony which lasted 3½ minutes. ("Well, that's all there is to...

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