COLD WAR: Let Us All Thank God

The world's greatest orator addressed himself this week to the world's most pressing problem. Somehow, it seemed appropriate that Sir Winston Churchill—born in the age of lance-bearing cavalrymen, a captain of two world wars, the statesman who first recognized the A-bomb as the free world's chief deterrent to Communist aggression—should recite the perils and promises of the thermonuclear age.

The hydrogen bomb tests, he told the House of Commons, "increase the chances of world peace more than the chances of war." In one of his most moving performances, the soon-to-retire, old (79)...

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