Nation: TORTUOUS ROAD TO NUCLEAR SANITY

the world's first cloud billowed over Alamagordo 23 years ago this month, every U.S. President has hoped to cap his Administration with an agreement designed to avert nuclear Armageddon. Truman described it as "the one purpose that dominated me." Eisenhower called his failure to make any progress in the disarmament field "one of my major regrets." Kennedy's efforts to "get the genie back in the bottle" had some success in 1963's limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and he considered it one of his greatest achievements. Now, in the waning months of his...

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