wayne wray opinion on summit talks june 1959
by a him no naturally In as so a is receive occasion except a is a a. no a a BONE OF CONTENTION ilost Doubi Of Summit Value BY DON AND WES There's a great deal of doubt among persons interviewed interviewed Saturday by the News- Texan that;a summit conference conference could accomplish more than what the foreign ministers ministers meeting in Geneva has produced. Asked was the question: "In the light of foreign m in- isters' results, can anything constructive now be achieved in a summit conference?" The general concensus was that the ministers were carrying carrying out orders of their nations' nations' leaders, and if the leaders leaders weren't willing to compromise compromise then they couldn't accomplish accomplish any more in conference than their ministers. ministers. Following are some of the interviewees' comments on ,the question: WAYNE WRAY - No! Gromyko's got his orders. HerterJs got his orders, and the other ministers have their orders. Unless those orders are changed, I can't see where a summit conference would do much good. J. H. STEELY --I don't think so. Berlin is being used as a stall by the Reds, and I don't think a summit conference conference or anything else is gofng to alter the situation. There is portant decisions. R. L, NESTER—'I believe it could possibly accomplish more than -the .foreign ministers seem to be doing, but.I don't think it will settle the Berlin question. It may stall it and prolong any action, but it won't settle anything. MRS. CHARLES STALMACH—Yes, STALMACH—Yes, I believe that things can be worked out with prayer and time. A summit conference would be a step toward toward reaching a peaceful settlement, settlement, but it's going to take prayers of all the people of all the countries. EDWARD MILLER—Well, I don't know too much about it, but it seems to me that theJbig four could accomplish more than the meeting offor- eign ministers. At least, I think, a summit conference would have a better chance to clear up the Berlin and other situations which are complicating complicating the European scene. JOHN DEVEREAUX — No I I don't think ftwiU accomplish a thing. All you can do with the Russians is say no to their proposals. They don't understand understand anything else, so you can't bargain with them, I have been in Germ any and had some dealings with them, so I feel I know what 1 am talking talking about. WAYNE WRAY ".. . they've got their orders." SCOTTY WORD ". . . No. Logic's the same.'