POSTWAR: I Am Glad to Say . . .

Long overdue was the announcement Sumner Welles made last week: that the U.S. Government would at once call a United Nations conference to study the problem of freedom from want. For his significant speech the Under Secretary of State chose a significant place: Toronto, a center of strong Empire sympathies and a sounding board for U.S., Canadian and British relations.

Sumner Welles had gone to Toronto to get an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Then, to an audience of students and Dominion bigwigs, Sumner Welles delivered the address that reduced months of generalizations to something tangible.

Canada and the U.S., said he,...

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