FOREIGN RELATIONS: Against the Odds

At the Big Four conference in Geneva last July, Dwight Eisenhower impressed the world with the passionate sincerity of his will for peace. Russian obduracy and the passage of time have dimmed in the public mind the hope for disarmament raised at Geneva by Ike's dramatic aerial inspection proposal, but Ike himself has never lost the sense of urgency that he then showed. Ever since, he has pressured his staff to "get something started on disarmament in as many ways as possible," and in recent weeks he has worked late into the...