Foreign News: Peace Is Possible

In a sweeping, ambitious and eloquent address, Sir Winston Churchill this week gave Britain's own answer to the Communist peace offensive. He went further than President Eisenhower did, and proposed that East and West should negotiate now, in detail and privately, at a big-power conference. The speech put into words his longtime dream of a grand conclave which might bring "a generation of peace."

The House of Commons was packed as the Prime Minister rose to speak, and in the visitors' gallery a phalanx of 21 ambassadors waited expectantly. Sir Winston explained that he...

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