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9Cambridge, England: The Military Brass Came Marching In

We in this hall shall be remembered either as part of the generation that turned this planet into a flaming funeral pyre, or the generation that met its vow to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.—JOHN F. KENNEDY

ON MY RETURN FROM ASCOT, reaching Admiral Noel Gayler was uppermost on my agenda. Eventually I located him at his retreat in Colorado. Much depended on this discussion, and my heart was in my mouth. He was the only high-ranking American military officer I knew. If he rebuffed us, the other military invitees might follow suit.

Gayler expressed surprise at being invited to speak at a symposium of military bigwigs at the IPPNW congress in Cambridge, England. ...

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