ESPIONAGE: While Talking Peace

On a campaign swing through upstate New York, Vice President Richard Nixon last week dropped into a press conference the kind of privileged news scoop that drives the Democrats wild. At the time of Khrushchev's visit to the U.S. last fall, said Nixon, the FBI picked up two Soviet agents operating in Springfield, Mass.*—more proof, said he, that the U.S. has no reason to be ashamed of the U-2 flights over Russia. Nixon's headline brought Democratic outcries that he was playing politics with confidential information, but behind it, nonetheless, was still another untold story of ceaseless Soviet espionage in...

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