The Press: Thorough Mess

"Not since the days of the Suez crisis," wrote Editor Erwin D. Canham of the Christian Science Monitor, "has the Western world been more deeply divided than it is now over the Katanga. The situation is in a thorough mess.'' And not for years have the pundits and editorialists of the U.S. press been so deeply disturbed by a cold war maneuver. Last week, as the mess in the Congo showed no signs of abating (see THE WORLD), the U.S. press found little that made sense in the strange and unsettling collision of international...

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