The Hemisphere: The Haves & Have-Nots

In the plain-spoken letter that prompted visiting President Eisenhower to invite him and six of his friends to see the U.S. for themselves, Chilean University Student Patricio Fernández drew a bitter contrast. He compared the failure of the U.S. to finance the economic development of Latin America with "the initiative of the U.S. and its immense sacrifices in Europe—the Marshall Plan." Last week, as the Chileans finished their tour of the U.S., they made it plain that they had come, seen and not been conquered.

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