Editorial Note

Secretary Acheson visited Brazil between July 2 and 8, 1952, on return from his trip to London, Berlin, and Vienna which commenced on June 22. Documentation relating to the preparations for his visit to Brazil is in file 110.11 AC. For text of his major addresses delivered in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and excerpts of his remarks before the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, see Department of State Bulletin, July 14, 1952, pages 47–51; and ibid., July 21, 1952, pages 87–91. The Secretary also discussed the visit in his memoirs, Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (New York, 1969), pages 666–670.