CEASE-FIRE: Under Two Tents

The late Mohandas K. Gandhi once said of the late Moslem leader Mohammed Ali Jinnah that he had "a difficulty for every solution." The U.N. truce negotiators last week at Panmunjom felt the same way about their Communist opposite numbers. The Reds yielded to a demand that a separate subcommittee be set up to deal with Item 4 (exchange of prisoners) while the first subcommittee was still grappling with Item 3 (supervision of armistice). Soon two subcommittees were grinding away under two tents at Panmunjom. This week, there rose one note of hope: the Reds turned over a list...

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