CANADA: Defensive Back-Scratching

In Canada, as in the U.S., almost everybody has talked a lot about civil defense, but nobody has done much about it. Last week in Washington's old State Department building, in the balconied room where President Truman holds his press conferences, twelve Canadian and U.S. civil defense planners got together to translate some of the talk into action. Led by Canada's bristly Coordinator of Civil Defense, Major General Frederick Franklin Worthington (ret.), and U.S. Acting Civil Defense Director James Wadsworth, the delegates started to work out a unified program.

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