The Paris Conference: We Arm to Parley

At 12:21 one afternoon last week, Dwight Eisenhower snapped erect in his seat at the NATO conference table, put on his glasses, and. in firm, clear tones, began to read: "We are in a fast-running current of the great stream of history. Heroic efforts will be needed to steer the world toward true peace. This is a high endeavor. But it is one which the free nations of the world can accomplish." When he had finished, NATO Secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak and Britain's Prime Minister Harold Macmillan turned to him with quick, wide smiles of...

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