THE NATIONS: Rendezvous in Paris

This week, the Big Four Foreign Ministers walked into the red marble "grand salon" of the Palais Rose, on Paris' majestic Avenue Foch. Russia's Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky came in side by side with Britain's Ernie Bevin. Vishinsky laid his papers down on the huge green conference table, then quickly walked up to U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson, shook his hand. "I am glad to see you again," said Vishinsky. It was noted that the Russian grinned amiably.

The world had seen Russians smile before. Was there greater cause for hope...

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