FOREIGN RELATIONS: Summit & Scientists

President Eisenhower popped off a "Dear Mr. Chairman" letter to the Kremlin's Khrushchev one day last week to propound a new practical approach to getting something done about disarmament. The new idea: a joint U.S.-U.S.S.R. technical study on how to conduct an inspection of any suspension of nuclear tests or suspension of nuclear war production in case some agreement might be reached at a parley at the summit.

The President rested his initiative on some new findings by his new Science Advisory Committee headed by Presidential Adviser James Killian. Net of the findings: international inspection, though not foolproof, is feasible,...

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