Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: 49th State?

CANADA

Both Ottawa and Washington were abuzz with talk about the semisecret wartime Hyde Park Agreement which Canada wanted continued into the years of peace (TIME, Feb. 9). On Capitol Hill, Nebraska's Senator Kenneth Wherry and his Small Business Committee had a staff of clerks digging through the files for a full-dress investigation, some time soon. On Parliament Hill, Saskatchewan's CCFer Thomas John Bentley asked that the Secretary of State for External Affairs tell the House of Commons all there was to tell about Hyde Park.

Debonair Louis St. Laurent rose in a...

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