PROPAGANDA: Adjournment

Vyacheslav Molotov and his Russian colleagues lunched with George Marshall at the U.S. ambassador's residence in London. In the sitting room, a photographer asked them to gather round the fireplace. "Good," grinned Andrei Vishinsky, "that will be cozy."

Two days later, the Foreign Ministers' conference broke up in complete disagreement.

"The Time Has Come." In a sense, there never had been a conference in London at all. Vyacheslav Molotov had not come to confer. The Russians, fully aware that the Western powers would not agree to treaties that gave Russia control of...

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