Great Britain: Changing of the Guard

Nine months after John Kennedy became President, an old boyhood friend joined him in Washington, taking up residence in the massive British embassy on Massachusetts Avenue. As Her Majesty's Ambassador to the U.S., David Ormsby Gore, who became Lord Harlech on the death of his father last year, had nearly everything in his favor: a wealth of international experience, an easygoing charm, a beautiful wife, and a long intimacy with the Kennedy family dating back to Father Joe's own ambassadorial days in London. Able to pick up the phone and get instantly...

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