December 1961
New Republic;12/4/61, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p1
This article presents news including the decision made by the administration of United States President John F. Kennedy to pass over a selection of senior career officers for top ambassadorships as well as Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary posts after Kennedy's dissatisfaction with their efforts, the state of the 250 educational television channels set aside by the FCC in 1952, which would only provide programming the appealed to cultural tastes, and the policy of enforced isolation and repression of the Jewish minority by Joseph Stalin, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.


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