THE ALLIES: Who's for Whom?

Around the world, friends, allies and newsmen were beginning to devote themselves to the study of John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. For most of them, it was largely unfamiliar territory. So far, the most common preliminary response was to find more similarities than differences between the two candidates (see cartoon). More maliciously, Paris' satirical Le Canard Enchainé saw the election as "Tricky Dicky v. Johnny the Pinup Boy." And Paris-Jour called it a "fight of middleweights." On the strength of their own interests, their instinctive prejudices and a considerable amount of downright...

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