U.S. At War: Signing the Charter

This week in San Francisco, Harry Truman would witness the scene which, perhaps above all others, Franklin Roosevelt most wanted to see: the signing of the World Charter.

A world organization to keep the peace was now a fact—and the U.S., barring an almost unbelievable change in official climate, would be a member. For there was almost no one of consequence left in the U.S. who opposed the San Francisco charter. There were many who had reservations. But almost everyone, in & out of official life, seemed to think that any charter was better than none at all.

There would still be debate....

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