Nation: THE MAN WHO DIFFERED--AND THE REASONS WHY

SAC Commander Thomas Sarsfield Power, the four-star Air Force general who last week took a foursquare stand against the nuclear test ban treaty, has never shied away from a scrap with his superiors. In 1959 he completed a book advocating, under certain conditions, a preemptive first strike against Russia. The Defense Department hurriedly suppressed the work, ordered Power not to permit its publication. In 1960 Power raised President Eisenhower's hackles by damning the Administration's defense budget as perilously inadequate. Last year Power clashed with the Kennedy Administration over its foot-dragging on the...

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