INTERNATIONAL: The Mold of History

This week the Secretary of State of the U.S. and the Foreign Minister of Great Britain are about to do business with Moscow. Cordell Hull, an honest, sincere and limited man from Tennessee, and Anthony Eden, a middle-class patrician from Britain, will go into conference with Viacheslav Molotov, a Russian revolutionary and politician who speaks for and only by permission of the toughest ruler in the modern world.

There are limits to what these men can actually accomplish. This conference is a preliminary: the positive accomplishments must be left to Franklin Roosevelt,...

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