THE PRESIDENCY: Incubator Miracle

A viable hen's egg may be hatched in three weeks, but three months are if anything a bit brief to hatch a complicated international treaty. Nonetheless, in October liberal William Lyon Mackenzie King, campaigning before the Canadian general election, promised if he became Prime Minister to negotiate a trade treaty* with the U. S. within 90 days. Only fortnight ago Prime Minister King went to Washington to see Franklin Roosevelt and in the heat of their mutually impetuous goodwill the treaty was incubated. Last week, only seven days after Mr. King had...

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