The Press: Streit & Straight

Men of good will were busy with two wishful new publications. They hoped that their magazines might help prevent the postwar world from turning into a prewar world. One would plug federal union as the way to peace; the other was all out for U.N.

Modest Monthly. In a spare, four-room suite in Washington, spare, mild-mannered Clarence (Union Now) Streit, 50, was about to launch Freedom & Union as "the journal of the World Republic that does not yet exist." Barring printing delays, the first modest issue of 20,000 copies would go to subscribers next week.

To Missouri-born Clarence Streit (rhymes with bright),...

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