THE NATION: The First Testing

In a low-ceilinged chamber, small and square, in the basement of the U.N. Headquarters in Manhattan, representatives of the Big Powers last week put to its first testing the euphoric spirit of Geneva. In grey, upholstered chairs behind their microphones sat the delegates to the U.N. Subcommittee on disarmament: the U.S.'s Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. and Harold Stassen, Britain's Anthony Nutting, France's Jules Moch, Canada's Paul Martin and the Soviet Union's Arkady A. Sobolev. Before them on the U-shaped table lay the problem that had teased and baffled the subcommittee through 50...

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