U.S. At War: The Economic Side

A scant four and a half hours before the resounding Big Three communiqué was released in Washington, the White House made public another document, as important in its own way as the message from Yalta.

Franklin Roosevelt, pressing for quick action on the economic side of world affairs, called on Congress immediately to ratify the Bretton Woods monetary agreement negotiated by 44 of the United Nations last summer (TIME, July 10 et seq.). He followed this with a warning that Congress should then get ready for action on seven other treaties or agreements...

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