National Affairs: This Great Endeavor

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Last week, in the midst of the noisiest uproar Washington had heard in a generation, a convention of Protestant Episcopal bishops meeting in Philadelphia announced: "To conclude that the only way in which the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States can be resolved is by war would be calamitous and . . . unthinkable."

The bishops spoke for all. The world, watching the struggle between America's Byrnes and Russia's Molotov, prayed for peace. That was why the eyes of the world focused on Henry Wallace last week. In a voice...

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