Nation: THE LONG, FUTILE TALKS AT GENEVA

IN Geneva, the city of celebrated disappointments. U.S., British and Russian negotiators met last week for the 318th time to talk about a treaty banning explosive nuclear tests. No progress was made. For that matter, none had been made during the exasperating 31 months of discussion. And none was likely to be made in the foreseeable future. Said President Kennedy in his television report to the U.S. on his Vienna sessions with Nikita Khrushchev: "No hope emerged with respect to the deadlocked Geneva conference seeking a treaty to ban nuclear tests . . . Our hopes for an end to nuclear...

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