CANADA: Arms for the Men

In 1941, before the U.S. entered World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt and Prime Minister Mackenzie King met at Hyde Park and worked out a pact. As a result of their Hyde Park Agreement, the Canadian and U.S. economies were geared together so that the two countries worked almost as one in the production of war supplies.

Last week representatives of Canada and the U.S. met in Ottawa for what was, in effect, a renewal of the Hyde Park conference. The Roosevelt-King pact was a ready model for the 1950 planners. It took less than five hours to draw up...

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