ATOMIC AGE: Bombs for Britain?

Washington is considering a far-reaching British proposal for a U.S.-British-Canadian atomic weapon pact. The British have suggested that the U.S. take over atom-bomb production for the three countries for at least three years. Chief purpose: to avoid duplication of effort, produce more & better bombs faster. The British want to suspend actual atomic production, but go on doing research. They ask 1) full exchange of atomic information between U.S., Canadian and British scientists; 2) storage of some atomic bombs in Britain.

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