National Affairs: Cold-War Pioneering

At a Washington dinner on the 51st anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight, Pan American World Airways President Juan Trippe last week called for a national act of bold pioneering that might be as fruitful as Kitty Hawk.

"The cold war," he said, "will largely be fought on economic battlegrounds . . . The uncommitted nations, dissatisfied with their ancient poverty, where half the people go to bed hungry every night, are waiting to see whether we or the Communists offer the best chance of shifting from their present low-level to a high-level economy. The U.S. and our western European allies...

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