WASHINGTON (Dec. 20)
Three Democratic Congressmen today called on President Eisenhower to invite Israel Premier Ben Gurion and Egyptian President Nasser to come to Washington at the same time to discuss peace.
Mr. Eisenhower was told that the world looked to him for leadership for peace and that he now had “a splendid opportunity.” The message was sent to the White House by Representatives Charles A. Buckley, Isidore Dollinger, and James C. Healey; all of New York.
They told the President: “It is recognized that, unless the grave trouble in the Middle East is ended and a settlement reached at once, a world conflagration can result. There can be no real peace in the world until Egypt and Israel settle their differences.”