THE ATOM: The Formula As Before

For the 170th time in 15 months, U.S. Ambassador James J. Wadsworth retraced his worn route into a Geneva conference room last week to make one more patient try at an effective East-West ban on the testing of nuclear weapons. With him, Wadsworth brought a brand-new U.S. approach to the problem and, as always, hope.

Well aware that France was about to explode an atomic bomb, the U.S. proposed a treaty that it believed could lead to quickest practical agreement and serve until East and West could arrive at 100% control. Specifically, the...

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