National Affairs: Back from Peking

"Vacation in France and Turkey" was the way a fellow-traveling New York engineer and his wife explained their projected trip abroad on their passport applications last summer. A month later, Mr. & Mrs. Henry Willcox turned up in Peking, in direct violation of the stamp which made their passports invalid for travel in Communist nations.

The Willcoxes and a dozen other U.S. citizens got together as delegates to the Communist-sponsored Asian and Pacific Peace Conference in Peking. There they set to work on a resolution calling for an end to the Korean fighting and accusing the U.S. of using germ warfare "on...

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