The Paris Conference: Mixed Verdict

In London near week's end, Britain's House of Commons passed judgment on the Paris conference. Twice during the day's debate, shouts of "Treason!" were hurled at Prime Minister Harold Macmillan from the Visitors' Gallery. Snapped Aneurin Bevan, Labor's left-leaning spokesman on foreign affairs: "We are profoundly depressed when representative after representative of the British government . . . has no advice to give to the nation except to build up one more tier of ridiculous armaments on the useless pile we have created." The government won the vote, 289 to 251. But its...

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