DIPLOMACY: Kremlin Man

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In the hot afternoon sun some 15,000 New Yorkers and tourists jammed the sidewalks outside Manhattan's new showplace Coliseum one day last week, while more than 50 cops held the bulging lines. Soon a string of limousines pulled up. Out stepped the President of the U.S., the Vice President, Commerce Secretary Lewis Strauss, Under Secretary of State Douglas Dillon, U.N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge and a retinue of other officials. Waiting to greet them at the Coliseum's main door was a barrel-stout man with iron-grey, curly hair and a broad smile:...

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