International: Republican's Critique

John Foster Dulles, Republican internationalist who, as Tom Dewey's representative, enabled Cordell Hull to take Dumbarton Oaks out of politics, made his principal pre-San Francisco speech in Manhattan. He demanded that the San Francisco Conference make two essential improvements on the Dumbarton Oaks plan—which he called a plan without a soul. "My first proposal," said he, "is that the organization should be infused with an ethical spirit, the spirit of justice. . . . The charter should require the new organization, as its first order of business, to undertake the difficult but essential task of developing conceptions of justice by which...

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