FOREIGN RELATIONS: In Our Interest & Theirs

In the Grand Ballroom of Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Vice President Richard Nixon rose one night last week to deliver a major U.S. foreign policy statement. Before him sat 1,500 members of the Automobile Manufacturers Association in town for the National Automobile Show (see BUSINESS). The Vice President had a twofold mission: 1) to answer the weeks of criticism of U.S. policy in the Middle East, and 2) to lay new groundwork for the strengthening of the Atlantic alliance and the whole free world.

With a text that had been discussed with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, Nixon began by reviewing...

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