The Vice-Presidency: First Look at Asia

"Will Agnew talk, roar or do a lot of listening?" wondered a columnist in the Philippines Herald. As it turned out, the Vice President adopted a painstakingly correct manner as he arrived in Manila last week on the first stop of his 25-day, 39,000-mile tour of eleven Asian and Pacific countries. "It's all very interesting," he said blandly. "I am not in a position to make pronouncements on this part of the world." When a group of youthful protesters lobbed a firecracker at his limousine, he refused to become rattled, even after...

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