Letters, May 14, 1945

A Crisis Sirs:

. . . The way this crisis is solved—and swearing in Truman did not solve it—will be of greater import to the world than Pearl Harbor, the onset of World War II, etc. Who is going to make Congress see the dynamite of rejecting Bretton Woods and cajole them into reasonableness (or have you failed to tell us good reasons why Congress should want to reject it?).

I try to understand and act intelligently on the basis of the information you supply me. How well are you keeping that trust? Here is a crisis. Last night the radio...

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