FOREIGN RELATIONS: History in Anti-Climax

For six days last week the U.S. Senate laboriously wrestled with a job of making history. It was certain that the United Nations Charter would be ratified by a thumping majority, but the air in the green-carpeted chamber was heavy with the importance of the task. Crowds of men and women, many in uniform, came to the galleries, day after day. Some of them expected to hear historic debate. There was none, because the issue had already been settled.

What anger and bitterness remained was spent by Montana's Burton K. Wheeler in a quarrelsome, three-hour speech about the peace....

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