THE AMERICAS: Good Partners

To the Monroe Doctrine for the defense of the hemisphere, and the Good Neighbor policy of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Eisenhower Administration has already made one notable addition with its formula of the Good Partner (TIME, Dec. 6). Last week in New Orleans, Vice President Richard Nixon set forth before a meeting of the Inter-American Press Association a further guiding philosophy for the relationship between the U.S. and its 20 Latin American neighbors. Said Nixon:

"Our philosophy is based upon a profound respect for the dignity and sanctity of the individual. We believe that the state exists in order to...

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