POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: The Freshmen Assist

POLICIES & PRINCIPLES

When he sits down over a drink with Winston Churchill (scotch & soda) and Joseph Stalin (vodka), Franklin Roosevelt (old fashioned) will have at least two strong cards up his sleeve. One of them was put there by Senator Arthur Vandenberg's strong speech on U.S. participation in world politics (TIME, Jan. 22). The other was provided last week by the new members of the Senate.

Both cards will serve to press the same trading point: if Britain and Russia will put aside their fears of future attack to make what the U.S. considers a good peace, the U.S. will be...

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