National Review Bulletin. 4/13/1971, Vol. 23 Issue 14, pB55-B55. 1/4p.
AMBASSADORS, CAREER development, NERUDA, Pablo, 1904-1973, POETS, ALLENDE Gossens, Salvador, 1908-1973, PRESIDENTS, PARIS (France), and FRANCE
The article reports on the appointment of poet and communist Pablo Neruda by Chilean President Salvador Allende as his ambassador to Paris, France. Neruda's admirers commented regarding his appointment by citing his poem entitled "Canto General," which states that only fools were appointed as ambassador.