Aid for Lend-lease

Under Lend-Lease's bridge of ships, oceans of water had passed in two years. In the spring of 1941 the Lend-Lease Act produced one of the bitterest wrangles of the isolationist-interventionist debate. Last week Congress got ready to renew the Act in an atmosphere of love & kisses.

Manhattan's obliging Congressman Sol Bloom quietly dropped a bill into the hopper. Three days later, before Chairman Bloom's friendly Foreign Affairs Committee, Lend-Lease Administrator Edward R. Stettinius Jr. spent three pleasant hours citing Lend-Lease accomplishments (TIME, Feb. 1), tracing the flow of U.S. goods on a map which made committee members proud. For...

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