GREAT BRITAIN: Company Coming

"Now you simply must come and visit us next summer."

These are words which many an impulsive householder off on vacation has lived to regret. Ever since Sir Anthony Eden, in the rosy aftermath of the Summit Conference at Geneva last July, issued such an invitation to Soviet Bigwigs Khrushchev and Bulganin, the chill British air has been filled with regrets and forebodings. A powerful faction in the Tory Party, led by Lord Salisbury, Eden's own longtime guide and mentor, was against the idea almost from the beginning. Others joined in after...

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