THE NATIONS: Debate over Dates

With a rolling of diplomatic drums, the world this week was informed that Dwight Eisenhower, Britain's Macmillan, France's De Gaulle and Germany's Adenauer would meet in Paris on Dec. 19 to lay their plans for East-West summit talks. After the immemorial manner of chancelleries, the announcement was made to seem an example of renewed Western unity. In fact, it was simply an admission that granitic

Charles de Gaulle had won the day and that the summit has been postponed indefinitely into 1960.

De Gaulle's triumph was one in the eye for Harold Macmillan, who, in the heat of the recent British...

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