Foreign Relations: Two Dissenters

One after another, previously uncommitted members of the U.S. Senate fell into line for ratification of the nuclear test ban treaty—Illinois Democrat Paul Douglas, North Carolina Democrats Everett Jordan and Sam Ervin, Nevada Democrat Alan Bible, Iowa Republican Jack Miller, Colorado Republican Peter Dominick, Nebraska Republican Roman Hruska and South Carolina Democrat Olin Johnston.

With all these Senators inching into the ranks, there was no question but that the Senate would ratify the treaty on a vote set for this Tuesday morning. But for all that, the two most notable speeches during last week's Senate debate were by members of...

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