Whatever else he might say or do during his U.S. visit. Nikita Khrushchev would never quite undo the damage he did himself at the U.N. last week.

Khrushchev had tipped his hand early in the week by remarking in Washington that he would have important proposals to make at the U.N. on disarmament, "the burning issue of our day." Out to make their own cases first. U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter and British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd hastened to put before the U.N. General Assembly fresh proposals for "controlling the arms race to prevent it from exploding into nuclear...

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