Nation: DISARMAMENT

The U.S. Tries Again

Ever since the atom became a weapon, the U.S. has been creating new programs for arms control and disarmament as fast as the Russians can reject them. Last week, in his address to the U.N. General Assembly. President Kennedy put forth still another U.S. offer to get started on planning for peace. This time the President picked up and took as his own the Soviet Union's perennial demand for "general and complete disarmament"—but backed up that sweeping plea with some specific proposals. Kennedy's steps toward disarmament included:

∙ Signing a nuclear test ban treaty. "This can be done...

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