U.S. At War: Postwar Catalyst

Resolved by the House of Representatives [the Senate concurring'] that the Congress hereby expresses itself as favoring the creation of appropriate international machinery with power adequate to establish and maintain a just and lasting peace among the nations of the world, and as favoring participation by the United States therein.

This simple, concise, 50-word resolution made Congressional history last week. Introduced by a freshman Congressman, Arkansas's James William Fulbright, it proved exactly the catalytic agent that Capitol Hill has awaited. For the first time, global-minded Congressmen of varying political and economic chemistry were drawn together—and the world could see how fast has...

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