Foreign News: They All Laughed

Progress at the World Monetary & Economic Conference began in London last week with loud wincing from Chief U. S. Delegate Cordell Hull. "Everything I do is misconstrued these days!" he wailed, then rang down a quick curtain on the comedy of contradictions in which U. S. Delegates seemed to spend most of their time repudiating each other's mimeographed proposals (TIME. June 26). Meeting in a series of secret, sweating sessions Mr. Hull, earnest & sincere, and his strange assortment of colleagues worked to evolve belatedly a program on which the whole U....

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