Blueprints for War

Locked up in Uncle Sam's cupboard were all the potions and powers needed to put the U.S. economy on a full war basis. And last week it looked as if they would stay there, at least for a while.

"To be perfectly frank about it," said a White House aide, "you could not get a war powers bill through Congress today containing the powers we would actually need in wartime. You would just create dissension. The President won't ask for them until and unless he thinks ... we are in a real emergency...

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