Nation: Family Thanksgiving

The march of foreign dignitaries continued. After Adenauer came Belgium's Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak to discuss the Congo, and India's U.N. Delegate V. K. Krishna Menon, on orders of Jawaharlal Nehru to try to persuade President Kennedy that his cold war views are not really anti-American (he failed). But despite such affairs of state, John Kennedy's Thanksgiving week was celebrated by family festivities much like those in millions of other American homes—well, almost.

Some Jelly Sandwiches. For one thing, there was a joint birthday party for Caroline Kennedy, just turning four, and John Jr., 1. On hand were 15 friends and cousins—along...

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