Diplomacy: The Friendly Americans

The new diplomacy at work:

> As the first U.S. ambassador ever to visit the Indian protectorate of Sikkim, Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith decided to dress native. Though most good-sized Sikkimese stand somewhere south of his chest, Galbraith (6 ft. 8 in.) surprisingly found a spotted mandarin coat from a bazaar in the capital, Gangtok, that neatly draped his gangling frame. Looking like an unhappy giraffe in his new outfit, Galbraith attended a dinner given by the Maharaja of Sikkim. Later, the younger members of the ambassador's party twisted until...

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