Foreign Relations: A Step Toward Steps

"For the first time in many years," said the President of the U.S., "the path of peace may be open." He saw the nuclear test ban treaty initialed in Moscow as "a shaft of light" in the midst of the discord and disillusion of the postwar years. Measured against the broad range of issues that divide East and West, the treaty is a limited achievement, but the President pointed out that it is "an important first step—a step toward peace—a step toward reason—a step away from war." With what was, in the light of the cleavage within the Communist...

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