STRATEGY: Speak Softly

Hardly were the negatives dry when the motion pictures of Test Baker at Bikini were rushed to Paris' Paramount Theater. But peace conferees were too busy to bother with the atom bomb. Some 150 delegates saw the film—but they were minor functionaries and military attachés.

In silence, peace's little men watched the instantaneous, incredible mushroom, the dark spurts of universal power, the shimmering bright column of the stem, the wall of ship-engulfing water. In silence, they left the theater.

Said Paris-Presse: "What human voice could speak in that titanic decor as the images flew! After the showing, the delegates returned to Luxembourg...