The Alianza: The LBJ Brand

While De Gaulle was taking Gaullism to the Mexicans and President Johnson was putting the LBJ brand on U.S. Latin American policy (see THE NATION), one of the most intensive examinations of hemisphere problems in years went on behind closed doors in Washington last week. All 17 U.S. ambassadors and 19 aid-mission officials were summoned from their posts south of the border for three days of shirtsleeve discussions that ranged from economic and political problems of the Alliance for Progress to rising Latin American nationalism. On the third anniversary of the Alliance, diplomats accredited to the Organization of American...

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