THE NATION: Winter Harvest

Ever since the cold war began, the U.S. and U.S.S.R. have been locked in a world-wide grapple for men's minds. Often it seemed that the U.S.S.R. was making giant strides ahead, particularly among the emergent new nationalists and neutralists of Asia and Africa. Last week the U.S. was winning new trust and confidence while the U.S.S.R. reaped a bitter harvest of distrust, disillusionment and despair.

During the 40 days of the world crisis, the trend to the U.S. was often lost in the gunsmoke; yet it was the manner in which the contestants were behaving in the test that affected the...

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