FEDERAL UNION: High- Water Mark

Tennessee's Estes Kefauver last week introduced in the U.S. Senate a resolution calling on the President to invite the other nations which sponsored the North Atlantic Treaty (Britain, Canada, France and Benelux) to a conference on federal union. The bill is endorsed by 19 other Senators,* some of whom, said Kefauver, voted for the treaty "with great hope" and some "with deep misgivings."

The proposed conference would "explore how far their peoples, and other democracies whom the convention may invite to send delegates, can apply between them, within the framework of the...

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