Reporting: Johnson's Image Abroad

By Old World standards, John F. Kennedy was a hard act to follow. He was all grace and incisive confidence; by his very youth he seemed to bolster European faith in that vigorous young world power across the Atlantic. And by Old World standards, Lyndon Johnson was hardly the man to replace him: he was an American politician in the most pejorative sense of the word. In the six months since Lyndon Johnson took office, how has he fared in the European press?

Marks of Greatness. Surprisingly, Britain's Fleet Street seems to have...

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