International: A Deadly Feeling

Last week 300 citizens of Darwen, a cotton-mill town in Lancashire, England, assembled to hear a talk on unemployment, a subject of vital concern to them.

They listened with mild interest. Finally the speaker mentioned the U.S. policy of atomic secrecy. The audience stirred to nervous attention. Then 62-year-old Annie Yates, a spinster charwoman, rose to say: "We want all those atom-bomb places opened for us all to know what's going on in them." The citizens of Darwen broke into applause.

The Dark Future. The British people were angry and worried about Harry Truman's Navy Day speech (TIME, Nov. 5). To them...

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