THE NATION: God Forbid . . . Such Disunity

This week the nation was climbing over another of the terrible humps on its path through the war. The Congress was on its way toward enacting a bill giving the President specific powers to control farm prices and wages—another weapon against the threat of inflation.

Last week had been a time of peril, with moments such as that when the House of Representatives last year so knife-narrowly voted not to disband the drafted Army (203-202). The danger was not yet past. But the surpassing danger had been avoided—that the Congress would take...

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