International: Talk Resumed

Day after day, in liaison meetings at Panmunjom, the Reds pressed for a full-scale resumption of the armistice talks, broken off by the U.N. last autumn. Said one U.N. officer: "I've never seen the Communists so eager." The U.N. bided its time while Mark Clark's headquarters in Tokyo checked strategy with Washington. Finally Lieut. General William K. Harrison, the senior U.N. delegate and weary veteran of past Communist filibusters, sent a letter to North Korea's Nam Il, agreeing once more to talk truce.

Since the Communists say that they are now willing to turn over to neutral custody any war prisoners unwilling...

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