THE NATION: Five Fears

The President of the U.S. came before the people this week in an effort to dispel fear. Over a nationwide radio and TV network, he calmly ticked off the misgivings of his countrymen and presented his Government's solutions to them.

The hydrogen bomb, he said, is "merely a dramatic symbol" of the nation's fears. "None of the questions that bother us today has an easy answer, and many of them have no answers at all, at least in their complete sense." The answer to these problems is to approach them as the average family does. An American family "meets its...

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