THE CONGRESS: Last Call for Lunch

If most Washington observers were right, the Lend-Lease Bill last week took the shape in which it will finally pass. For all practical purposes, that shape was substantially unchanged from its original form. Amendments had been made by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, but not one of them altered the intent of H.R. 1776. A total of 25 amendments had been proposed. Democratic committee members passed four, then reported out the bill which would put the disposal of all U. S. defense production in the hands of Franklin Roosevelt. The amendments: 1) The President must consult with the...

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