THE ATOM: Agreement to Talk

Behind guarded doors. Secretary of State Dulles and Soviet Ambassador Georgi N. Zarubin sat down in Dulles' rose-mauve-carpeted office for half an hour this week to talk about a time, place and agenda for a conference on atomic questions.-The Dulles-Zarubin meeting was a fruit of President Eisenhower's U.N. speech proposing an atomic-material pool for peaceful uses. At first the Russians had attacked the speech; then, sniffing free-world approval of Ike's idea, they said they were willing to talk it over. Dulles suggested a preliminary exchange of views in Washington, and last week the Kremlin agreed. Two days later, the...

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