FOREIGN RELATIONS: Exchange of Visits

Rarely in peacetime had a Cabinet session been so charged with talk of wide-ranging travel, wide-ranging hopes—and a mood of crossed fingers. From the two dozen members of the President's official family and staff, ranged around the big hexagonal table in the White House's Cabinet room, Vice President Nixon got a rare burst of applause for his hour-long report on his fortnight behind the Iron Curtain. Secretary of State Christian A. Herter, back from Geneva and scheduled to take off this week for a meeting of the American republics' foreign ministers in...

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