What must the United Statesy do to meet the challenge to our national survival which is presented by the world Communist movement? I am not speaking now of the military challenge, although that is a very real one and I shall speak of it later. In the military area I am confident that the United States will do what is necessary to maintain the strength we need. The greater danger, in my view, is nonmilitary in character.
I will never forget what Mr. Khrushchev said to me in Moscow when we first met. As he looked over the wonderful exhibits we had at the American Exhibition there, he said something like this: "Mr. Vice President, you're ahead of us now economically, but we're moving faster than you are, our system is better than yours, and we're going to pass you by pretty soon, and we're going to wave to you as we go by and then we're going to say 'Come on, follow us and do as we do so that you don't fall behind any farther.' " That is what he____________________
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