TITLE

A Nuclear Test Ban

PUB. DATE
December 1960
SOURCE
New Republic;12/26/60, Vol. 143 Issue 27, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyses various factors involved in a possible agreement by the U.S. with the Soviet Union on the cessation of nuclear testing. Primary incentive for President-elect John F. Kennedy for trying to reach an agreement with the Soviet Union; Likelihood of decrease in involvement of the East and West in local conflicts; Significance of the value of test ban treaty for the U.S.; Unfeasibility of clandestine testing of very high yield weapons underground; Need for the new U.S. government to have before it as soon as possible a complete report on possible Soviet weapons development; Need for the U.S. President to explain to the American people that a test ban is desirable.
ACCESSION #
14598055

 

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