National Affairs: Profit from Their Mistakes

While most Congressmen were still wading through the 834 pages of the Yalta papers (TIME, March 28), Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson set the Democratic line last week for the long debate that was sure to come. Said Johnson: "The [Yalta] mistakes—if such they were—appear to have been based upon the estimates and miscalculations of the military leaders in Europe and the Far East ... I am very proud of the fact that no one on my side of the aisle has arisen to question the motives of those military men, whether they be...

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