International: Heads Up!

Last week a heartening number and variety of people dared to look directly at the atom's horrid glare. Rose-tinted goggles were still preferred, but at least the world was no longer hiding its head in the atomized dirt of New Mexico and Hiroshima.

Mumbling Through. Russia's haughty silence on the bomb was broken by A. Sokolov of Moscow's New Times. He took a crack at "atom democracy." meaning those in the U.S. who thought a monopoly on atomic bomb production would further the U.S. conception of democracy.

Canada's soldier-scientist. General Andrew G. McNaughton, chairman of the Joint Canadian-U.S. Defense Board, said cheerily that...

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