INTERNATIONAL: Pitiful Invention

Delegates to the Geneva Disarmament Conference were all on their way home last week for a breather before reassembling sometime between September and January, having completely baffled the world as to what they had really accomplished. Almost as baffled was tall, hawk-shouldered Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, veteran of a dozen conferences, who last week followed lese-majestic Herbert George Wells (TIME, Aug. 8) as guest lecturer at the Oxford Liberal Summer School. He mused that "if Europe and America agreed on a common world Disarmament policy Japan could not stand out alone against...

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