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Before the end of the Potsdam meeting, Harry Truman hoped to be able to tell Stalin and Churchill: the U.S. has kept faith, here is the signed pledge of our participation in world affairs.

Then a sudden switch was made in Senate signals. For Senate action this week, the Bretton Woods monetary plan and international bank was put ahead of the World Charter. Administration leaders hoped it would be approved before the week was out. Then, they hoped, would come quick action on the Charter. Last week it passed its first Senate examination —by...

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