FOREIGN RELATIONS: To Save a Civilization

The U.S. fought the battle of peace with words and dollars. Last week, as President Truman signed the treaties with the satellite Axis countries, he lashed out at Soviet-dominated Hungary, Bulgaria, and Rumania: "I feel I must publicly express regret that the governments of those countries not only have disregarded the will of the majority of the people, but have resorted to measures of oppression against them." For Italy, he had words of encouragement: "Americans have the satisfaction of standing at the side of Italy while her people, through adversity, are rebuilding...

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