International: Bobbety

The long-faced, lanky figure of John Foster Dulles was familiar. So was that of worldlywise, world-weary little Georges Bidault. The new face at the diplomatic table in Washington this week would be that of a lean Englishman who is pinch-hitting for Anthony Eden. He is the Tory Party's hidden siege gun in foreign affairs.

His friends nickname him "Bobbety" with cause. His full name is Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil (pronounced Sessil), and he is fifth Marquess of Salisbury, eleventh Baron Cecil of Essendon. By birth and marriage, Lord Salisbury, 59, is a blueblood of...

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