"I will not try to conceal the emotion which assails me at this moment," said Paul-Henri Spaak, the plump Belgian Socialist who looks like Winston Churchill. "Not ten years ago, the countries represented here . . . had but one thought: to destroy each other as completely as possible . . . We recovered, we pulled ourselves together; and while forgetting nothing—for to do so would be profane—we resolved to set forth on the great adventure . . . Therefore, this draft treaty is not only a moving message of reconciliation; it...

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