THE UNITED NATIONS: America's Atomic Plan

Last week, before the U.N.'s Political Committee, the U.S. unrolled its blue prints for President Eisenhower's "atoms for peace" plan. It involved, said U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., the setting up of an International Atomic Energy Agency, which would be loosely linked to U.N. (as are such agencies as UNESCO) but not directly under U.N., so as to avoid Russian vetoes. Member nations (eight Western atomic powers) would contribute materials and information, support it with money, make their scientists and facilities available to others.

The original U.S. plan for a kind...

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