CONGRESS: Postwar Prelude

The biggest news in Congress last week was not a speech, nor a debate, nor a bill dropped into a hopper. It was an event which took place unannounced, almost unnoticed. It was merely a proposal for a practical move to enable the U.S. to make sense at the peace table when war ends:

Congress, according to the best available evidence, is about to become a partner of Franklin Roosevelt in planning the postwar world. The importance of such a partnership can best be judged by what can happen in its absence: 1) no peace treaty negotiated by a U.S. President...

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