National Affairs: Mobilize for Peace

This week Bernard Baruch gave the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the U.S. the benefit of an old man's experience and advice. As usual, it was so commonsensible it sounded daring. The nub of it (with familiar Baruch bells on): the time has come to quit horsing around and get to work.

Inferentially, Baruch was for ERP, but that was not enough. Peace, he said, cannot be legislated, or even bought with appropriations. But economic stability "can be brought into existence inside of two years, through an all-out production drive here and in the...

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