FOREIGN RELATIONS: Out of the Woods

Congress approved the Bretton Woods monetary agreement last week. Thus was completed (except for President Truman's signature) the first long U.S. step toward participating in international agreements resulting from World War II.

Congress was clearly in step with the nation's march toward world cooperation. Even Ohio's Republican Senator Robert Alphonso Taft, who led a diehard fight against Senate approval, admitted that the country was now internationalist (but he termed it "pathological internationally").

Senator Taft fought vigorously and well for most of four days. In the clinches he pulled several clichés ("we will...

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