THE CONFERENCE: Cast of Characters

Sawing away at each other's proposals, nailing up their compromises, the San Francisco conferees worked hard & long. Among them were heroes and shysters, gentlemen and revolutionaries, statesmen and clowns. For good or ill, the world would remember what they did. It would even remember who some of them were.

The Americans. Secretary of State Stettinius was the conference's energetic general manager. His delegation was surprisingly harmonious, although Senators Vandenberg and Connolly never let anyone forget that the U.S. Senate would have the last word. Tom Connally took a back seat....