THE NATION: Duty & Deeds

Across the world from the mid-Russia industrial city of Tula came the raucous sound of still another blatant Khrushchev threat to Berlin and the peace of the world (see FOREIGN NEWS). In Washington President Eisenhower replied at his press conference with a statement that set down the U.S. position on Berlin with a precision that could not be misunderstood.

If there is any shooting, he said, it will be "to stop us from doing our duty. We are not saying that we are going to shoot our way into Berlin. We say we are just going to go and continue...

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