Out of a welter of confusion, inertia, committee meetings and high-minded oratory, three propositions last week seemed to be taking shape:

¶That while the U.S. and Europe increasingly enjoy the good life, many nations outside the Communist bloc are getting more populous and relatively poorer. ¶That the U.S. should do no less about it, but that Europe should do more. ¶That someone ought to provide focus, plans, and machinery for all the scattered remedies that so far have not been extensive enough, or inspiringly imaginative, or outstandingly successful.

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