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Talbott Is No Brown


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TALBOTT IS NO BROWN

The Mar. 7-8 trade mission to Haiti headed by Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott wasn't as rewarding as previous trips led by Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown. But Commerce aides say their normally CEO-schmoozing boss was too busy to tag along. Another possible reason for staying put: Ex-lobbyist Brown is persona non grata in Haiti because he represented the brutal Duvalier dictatorship that preceded the current democratically elected government.


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