The Awakening

Suddenly the slumbering Senate Committee on Foreign Relations lurched out of its doze. Fortnight ago its Chairman, Tom Connally, a minor statesman from Texas, announced that the Committee would do nothing about the Fulbright Resolution or any other postwar resolution. But energetic Senator Joseph Ball, of B<SUB>2</SUB>H<SUB>2</SUB>,* now threatened: unless the Committee acted in "a reasonable time" (say, 30 days), he would force a showdown by tacking that Resolution on to some bill. Newspapers hammered away at the Committee, and Committee members found stacks of angry letters on their desks. Franklin Roosevelt, who shows no desire...

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