HISTORICAL NOTES: Toward a Lost Peace

Out of U.S. archives in Washington and "a final scraping of the barrel at the Roosevelt Library at Hyde Park," the State Department last week released 43 more documents pertaining to the Yalta Conference of 1945. The 43 documents did not add "significantly," said State, to the Yalta record published earlier this year (TIME, March 28). But they did add some interesting new evidence of how some U.S. delegates comported and deluded themselves in the closing months of World War II, how they bartered principle for the illusion of postwar friendship with...

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