Second Thoughts

Last week the people of the U.S. waited for their President to come home from Yalta. The only news they had of him was that he had asked General de Gaulle to meet him in Algiers and that the General had declined.

Meanwhile they were having second thoughts on the conference at Yalta. The throbbing enthusiasm of the radio commentators that first night had faded away. Questions were being asked and criticism was beginning. Whatever the Big Three fixed up at this meeting, it was not, by itself, a guarantee of peace everlasting, even of peace in our time....

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