THE NATION: More Than a Hope

Against the dark background of the Soviet satellite, Russia's diplomatic rocket-rattling and fear of weakness in the free world's leadership, President Dwight Eisenhower and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan met last week in Washington. They took an idea, which at first was little more than a hope. In their hours of sober consultation they shaped it, giving it life. The idea was simply that man's future lay not only in answering Soviet missiles with more missiles, but in the pooling of every moral and material resource that 50 free nations could bring to...

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