December 1953
New Republic;12/21/53, Vol. 129 Issue 21, p3
This article presents information on some recent socio-political developments. It is informed that after seven weeks of talk, the Chinese and North Korean Communists have broken down negotiations for an international political conference on Korea. The conference was to be the instrument by which pressure would be applied on the West to acquiesce to certain Chinese political demands involving the United Nations, Formosa and Southeast Asia. In another instance it is informed that the department of defense is negotiating a dollar 200 million contract which would concentrate the entire production of M-48 tanks in one firm-- General Motors.


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