In the 1960s every American is summoned to extraordinary personal responsibility, sustained effort and sacrifice. For the nation is in grave danger, threatened by the rulers of one-third of mankind, for whom the state is everything, the individual significant only as he serves the state.

Thus the President's Commission on National Goals this week put a challenge to the U.S. in the bluntest terms to come out of an official document in the Eisenhower Administration. Established by President Eisenhower last February, the commission, headed by Henry M. Wriston, president-emeritus of Brown University,†...

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