Both candidates last week made for foreign-policy statements whose significance went far beyond campaign oratory. The two statements showed vastly different approaches to the No. 1 U.S. problem: how to deal with the Soviet Union.

Eisenhower, resting for two days in Denver after his 5,000-mile swing through the West (see above), issued a Pulaski Day statement paying tribute to the great Polish patriot, who fought in the American Revolution. Recalling a pledge in the Republican platform, Eisenhower urged "the repudiation of the Yalta agreement, which, through the violation of the principles of the Atlantic Charter and through its unilateral violation by...

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