". . . I was honored to be the first of 146 leaders to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, our
commitment to end all nuclear tests for all time -- the longest-sought, hardest-fought prize in the
history of arms control."
"Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear sword of Damocles, hanging by the slenderest
of threads, capable of being cut at any moment by accident or miscalculation or by madness. The
weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us . . . The logical place to begin is a treaty
assuring the end of nuclear tests of all kinds . . ."
". . . [not achieving a nuclear test ban] would have to be classed as the greatest disappointment
of any administration -- of any decade -- of any time and of any party. . ."