National Affairs: Atomics to Billboards

Once brother Edgar was laughed out of the way, the President's fast-moving press conference ranged through 32 questions—from Britain to the Middle East, from atomics to billboards. What was the news from the disarmament talks in London? "Of course, I'm not there," said Ike, but Presidential Disarmament Adviser Harold Stassen, attending London meetings, had indicated that "we are now engaged in the most serious talks on disarmament . . . since World War II." This brought on a query on armament: Since the U.S. has agreed to arm Britain with guided missiles without...

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