COLD WAR: The Spirit of Camp David

Since Khrushchev met Eisenhower at the President's retreat in the Maryland hills, Soviet propagandists have been making great play with what they call "the spirit of Camp David," a 1959 model to replace the spirit of Geneva and the Bandung spirit. The formula is simple: appropriate a place name where talks were held but agreements not reached, then invoke it to imply common agreement of whatever you are for, or to deplore whatever you dislike.

Premier Khrushchev may set the cat among the pigeons as he did by telling Soviet journalists fortnight ago...

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