Nation: Where the Answer Lies

In addition to Secretary McNamara, those testifying last week before the Senate committeemen on behalf of the test ban treaty were: Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Glenn Seaborg, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Maxwell Taylor, and Central Intelligence Agency Director John McCone. The case they made was convincing—even though it did not relieve some Senators' doubts.

Another Step. Rusk led off. Some people, he said quietly, might wonder why three successive U.S. Administrations have exerted so much effort trying to reach a nuclear test ban agreement, even while accumulating stockpiles of nuclear weapons. "The answer," said Rusk, "lies...

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