ATOMIC AGE: Nothing New

It was just 52 weeks since Bernard Baruch had first presented the U.S. atomic control plan, and time was still ticking away with no agreement in sight. But Lake Success was expectant: the Russians were finally going to spell out the kind of international atomic control they would accept. Andrei Gromyko turned up that morning in what looked like a brand-new tropical suit. Actually, Gromyko's grey suit was five years old. The new Russian control plan was also cut from old cloth.

Two Key Words. As he had before, Gromyko insisted again that...

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