National Affairs: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Under Secretary of State Will Clayton whipped back from Switzerland last week in haste and alarm. He left behind him the Geneva Conference which the U.S. State Department hoped would open new ways to world peace through freer world trade. The conference was stalled. It was stalled because of reports from the U.S. Congress. Largely due to the influence of Arthur Vandenberg late last winter, Congress had let the State Department go ahead with its reciprocal trade program. But even as Clayton arrived in Washington, Minnesota's irreconcilable Isolationist Harold Knutson warned:...

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