U.S. At War: The Rabbis & the Oil

The President, more & more relying on General George C. Marshall's prestige with Congress, was glad to have him go to Capitol Hill to kill the Wagner-Taft Palestine Resolution (TIME, March 13). To make sure of the kill, Mr. Roosevelt had had General Marshall backed up by letters from Secretary of War Stimson and Secretary of State Hull. All said the bill must be killed for "military" reasons.

On these impressive advices, Congress acted. The resolution was pigeonholed. Senators Robert Wagner of New York and Robert Taft of Ohio, and the American Zionists immediately...

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