THE NATION: Learn To Shoot Straight

Nothing in 1943's news more clearly illustrated the vast change in the U.S. climate than the report made by the five globe-circling Senators in last week's secret session of the Senate. Their main point was that the British were outsmarting Americans all over the world.

But they were not bitter, angry or even notably anti-British. They seemed more to envy the smooth, experienced job the British are doing for Britain, and wondered why Americans, once famed as Yankee traders, could not do as well. They complained of American "stupidity" in dealings abroad....

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