Last week millions of U. S. citizens, each in his own way, came to terms with the world crisis. They met it bitterly or without concern, sadly or stoically, with a vague conviction that they could see it through or with a dark foreboding of its outcome. But they met it. In Washington President Roosevelt sent to Congress a bill whose vast powers made the crisis unmistakable. Sometimes men were hesitant about the terms on which they met it. Sometimes they met it with an outburst of rage. More often they met it...

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