THE NATIONS: The Path of Peace

The Big Four's Foreign Ministers met in Paris last week. They met for what Paris' Figaro somewhat extravagantly said would "once and for all ... settle or unsettle the peace of mind of men in every street in every capital of the world." The French greeted their guests with culinary reminders of what the man in the street was up against. The British delegates faced a dinner of cauliflower, spinach and ice cream. The Russians got beets, apple pie and coffee—a hotel menu to which the Soviet Embassy hastily added steak. The...

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