Nikita Khrushchev flew on, and in the capitals of the world, diplomats settled down to the business of piecing together the results, real and implied, of his U.S. trip.

Most obvious of the results was Khrushchev's removal of a deadline on the West for getting out of Berlin. At Camp David, President Eisenhower had flatly refused to discuss other subjects until Khrushchev specifically dumped the deadline. Khrushchev finally agreed, but refused to put the promise in writing. Instead he said he would publicly confirm it when he returned to Moscow. That, last week, he did.

The Berlin agreement was an...

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