National Affairs: Traveler's Report

Back from the globe's Middle East crossroads, John Foster Dulles got down from an Air Force Constellation at Washington airport one evening last week, the first U.S. Secretary of State ever to have visited the vast, strategic region between the Aegean and the Ganges. Dulles and his party, including Mutual Security Director Harold E. Stassen, had bridged an arduous 20,000 miles in 20 days, listened and talked to the rulers of twelve countries inhabited by nearly half the people of the non-Communist world.

The Secretary's grey suit showed the wear & tear of travel, his blown grey hair needed a trim, his...

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