International: IS ANYTHING ENOUGH?

The Marshall Plan, for months one of Europe's few promises of hope, had at last become reality by act of the U.S. Congress. John Osborne, chief of TIME'S London bureau, cabled the following account of how Europeans took the news:

Never before have the attitudes and acts of one nation mattered so much to so many people in the world as every impulse, wish and act of the U.S. will hereafter matter to the Western world. Never before have the attitudes and capacities of so many other nations mattered so much to the U.S. What awaits Americans in the Europe which they...

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