As it had on the issues of war, the pendulum of U.S. public feeling now shifted swiftly on the issues of peace. Last week it swung to optimism over U.S. relations with Europe.

The confident man in the White House, cool in a blue seersucker suit and soft-collared white shirt, was optimistic. The Russians, he said, are just as anxious to get along with the U.S. as the U.S. is to get along with them, and he thought they had shown it very conclusively. He enumerated: ¶Harry Hopkins' successful mission to Moscow.

¶Russian yielding on the Security Council veto impasse (TIME,...

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