Communists: Kan Pei!

Perhaps it was the cheerful afterglow of New Year's Eve, but suddenly last week everybody was talking about peace. No sooner did President Johnson, on his Texas ranch, pledge the U.S. to wage "an unrelenting peace offensive" (see THE NATION) than Nikita Khrushchev chimed in from Moscow with a similar idea.

Glaring Omission. In sheer heft, Khrushchev's proposal easily outweighed Johnson's. Addressed to every nation in the world that has diplomatic relations with Moscow, Nikita's message rambled on for 20 pages about a four-point plan for an international treaty renouncing the use of...

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