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THE AMERICAS: Development Loans

Two loans, to Mexico for railway refurbishing and to Uruguay for electric-power development, were announced last week by the Export-Import Bank of Washington...

LEBANON: Anti-U.S.manship

It used to be that only the identifiable anti-Americans turned on the U.S. Now the anti-American cry is being taken up by those who fear to be regarded as too...

Education: E.R.C.

Ever since he sent his famed memorandum to President Eisenhower urging a Strategy Board for Political Defense against the spread of Communism, Brigadier General...

Foreign News: Honeymoon Loans

The Fascist financial magazine, Finanza (Rome), authoritatively proposed, last fortnight, that the State should establish a Marriage Bank. Purpose: to loan...

TURKEY: The Dry-Cell Vote

While Nikita Khrushchev rattled his rockets outside their borders, the people of Turkey went calmly and resolutely to the polls this week to choose a new...

MEXICO: New Bullfight Rules

Bullfight fans hold that the contest between man and bull is not sport but drama. Gringos, who often find themselves cheering the bull, insist that whatever it...

Sport: Ping-Pong

Last week a challenge at ping-pong was given the formality of print. The editorial staffs of The Dartmouth and the Harvard Crimson, college dailies solemnly...

ATOMIC ENERGY: Loans for Reactors

In the race with Soviet Russia and Britain to win the world market for atomic power plants, the U.S. sprinted a furlong ahead last week. The Export-Import Bank...

Cinema: Goldwyn's Filipinos

Cats may look at kings, but extras rarely criticize producers. Recently, however, Manila's Philippines Free Press carried a disturbing communication from one...

Daylight Saving

To the mournful mooing of cows, the indignant squalling of infants and the sleepy curses of U.S. workers, Monday, Feb. 9, will dawn one hour early. On that day...

Foreign News: Daylight Saving

France, after much procrastination, adopted daylight saving. Following the passage of the bill in the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate voted by 180-109 to...

Business & Finance: Foreign Loans

This year promises to establish a new record for the lending of U. S. funds abroad. Thus far, $1,007,919,000 of foreign loans have been floated and distributed...

Radio: Parallels & Irony

To "help clarify the present by examining the past," the MARCH of TIME dipped this week into a 16-year backlog of M.O.T. films to put on a 26-week TV series...

Business & Finance: Loans

Post-election week brought a renewed burst of financing. Among new issues: Estate of Henry E. Huntington: Nine million five hundred thousand dollars five-year...

ANNAM: After Coronation, Ping-Pong

The Governor-General of French Indo-China, M. René Robin, reported last week that his undercover agents heard grumblings in the Annamite Valley villages...

National Affairs: No Promiscuity

When wartime export controls expire in June, the U.S. will again be bound to grant licenses for arms export to any foreign government—Monaco or Russia—that wants...

Foreign News: Irony

Under the pseudonym "Student of War," a well-known British publicist delicately prodded the U. S. He was scoring the Admiralty for wanting more cruisers at a...

Sport: Grimes for Stengel

When the directors of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team last month ousted their able manager Casey Stengel, amazed baseball reporters promptly began...

Science: Kilocycles

The term " kilocycle " will eventually supplant " wavelength " in the jargon of the radio fan. The U. S. Bureau of Standards has approved it. Abbreviate it kc...

Army & Navy: Irony of War

Lieut. General George Kenney, the Southwest Pacific's air commander, announced the loss of his fourth key airman in three months: Major Kenneth Mc-Cullar of...