THE ATOM: Turn of the Screw

For years the Kremlin made easy propaganda profits out of calling for a ban on nuclear tests. Then last August President Eisenhower countered with his two-part proposal: Let's stop tests for one year on a trial basis, beginning Oct. 31, and make a start, in Geneva that very same day, toward working out a reliable test-detection system. The Russians suddenly found half a dozen reasons to attack the plan for a Geneva meeting. Last week the President turned the screw by calling upon the Soviet government to announce whether it would send a delegation to Geneva. The U.S. and British...

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