FOREIGN RELATIONS: The Great Blueprint

The U.S. got a big piece of news quite casually last week. The day, suitably, was Memorial Day. After a quick drive to Arlington National Cemetery, Franklin Roosevelt returned to the White House to hold his regular Tuesday press conference. The day was hot. The President faced the 150 newsmen in his shirt sleeves.

Only a few hours before, Secretary of State Cordell Hull had announced that the U.S. had, at last, invited Great Britain, Russia and China to discuss a definite blueprint for a world organization to keep the peace. A correspondent...

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