International: Peace This Winter

While a blanket of early snow and the all-embracing fear of winter settled over Germany, in New York the Big Four Foreign Ministers were finally getting ready to tackle the question of peace for the drawn & quartered Reich. By last week it was probable that agreement on Germany—the cardinal issue on which the whole European peace depended—would be reached before the winter's snow melted away. Russia seemed finally ready to draw back the Iron Curtain from her occupation zone and to accept Secretary Byrnes's longstanding invitation for joint administration of Germany.

The Price. In private conversations with the U.S.'s General Lucius...

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