THE NATION: The Voice of Fear

In his glowing determination to walk "the extra mile" toward peace, has President Eisenhower walked too far for U.S. security's sake? Yes, said two knowledgeable liberal Democrats last week. He did so when he ordered U.S. nuclear tests stopped for one year without the U.S.'s twelve-year-old precondition of foolproof inspection (TIME, Sept. 1), did so again when he endorsed a test inspection system prepared by his scientific advisers which admitted that relatively small Russian underground blasts (less than five kilotons) could probably not be detected.

Just back from the fruitless U.S.-U.K.-U.S.S.R. nuclear test-ban talks in Geneva, Tennessee's Senator Albert Gore,...

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