The Case for Continuation Rests on Some Facts of Life

THE fiery debate over whether the U.S. should halt nuclear tests is flaring up as the nation gets ready for this summer's tests at Eniwetok. (Somehow it never seems to flare when the Russians are testing.) Last week, as Washington waited for Russia to strike the propaganda pose of unilaterally halting its own tests, the British Labor Party's Hugh Gaitskell, a likely future Prime Minister, called upon Britain to declare a unilateral test ban of its own. In St. Louis, Washington University's left-leaning Physicist Edward U. Condon predicted that because of...

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