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People: People, Jul. 21, 1947

Paths of Glory Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, a warhorse with energy to burn, nominated himself to pull the world out of its mess. He and Marshal...

National Affairs: Maybe I Wouldn't Be Pres.

"Stalin," said Harry Truman at the Potsdam Conference, "is as near like Tom Pendergast as any man I know." Reminiscing later, he added: "I got the impression...

THE PRESIDENCY: Week of Decision

The week of the war's end was, in many ways, the true beginning of the Truman Presidency. The military tasks which Harry Truman had inherited were done. The...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Brave New Words

Where stood the U.S.? To many a U.S. citizen, to most of the world, the nation seemed to have shrunk farther & farther from responsibility in world affairs...

People: People, Apr. 28, 1947

Derring-Do When Sonja Henie stepped off the plane after a Brussels-to-Paris flight, she was set upon by 18 French customs officials. "They marched me," Skater...

THE NATION: Patience

Before a boundaryless map of One World, the 16-months-old United Nations General Assembly met in New York this week to try a few more toddling steps toward...

Plan for Remodeling

Should Congress modernize itself? Scholars have written long studies surveying Congress' antiquated machinery; from time to time Congressmen themselves have...

MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Jun. 14, 1948

¶ Jimmy Moran, New Orleans restaurateur and onetime Huey Long bodyguard, who likes diamonds, added a new item to his wardrobe—trousers with a diamond-studded...

Radio: Program Preview, Oct. 13, 1947

For the week starting Friday, Oct. 10. All times are E.S.T., subject to change. Spotlight Revue (Fri. 10:30 p.m., CBS). Spike Jones and his ensemble. New York...

Letters, Nov. 16, 1942

Hypacusics' Heroine Sirs: Speaking as one of the millions of hard-of-hearing folk in this land I wish that in your admirable review of Harriet Martineau's...

Business & Finance: Baruch Program

Because Elder Statesman Bernard Baruch has an almost mystic reputation as the Man Who Can Solve Anything, the Baruch Report issued last week was widely and...

International: Developing Tactics

With one hand, Tito shoved his U.S. captives across the Trieste frontier. With the other, he sweepingly beckoned six American notables "to visit the Yugoslav...

FOREIGN RELATIONS: Half a League

This week in Moscow the foreign ministers of Russia, Britain and the U.S. will meet again, will try to pick up the threads broken by disagreements last...

INFLATION: Salvation by Subsidy

The Administration this week rolled up its artillery in a last-ditch attempt to stabilize prices and wages, and to hold John L. Lewis. Move No. 1 was...

INFLATION: New Deal Paradox

Franklin Roosevelt's anti-inflation program produced a neat socio-political paradox last week. It turned out that the New Deal had taken control over all wages...

DEMOCRATS: The Struggle

The 29th Democratic National Convention got under way in Chicago this week after one of the most furious weeks of politicking Washington had ever seen. The...

The First Step

For about 18 months the Army, Navy and other war procurement agencies have quick-fingered a hot potato that never grew cool. The problem: How could U.S. war...

How Much Profit?

In 1942 the U.S. railroads turned in a net operating income of $1,480,000,000, which will probably result in net profits of $960,000,000, the highest on...

U.S. At War: The New Deal Falls Sick

Franklin Roosevelt, founder, father and symbol, reassured his followers last week that the New Deal—as a political philosophy—was ready to resume on the...

Hold the Line

In the battle against inflation, Franklin Roosevelt had talked a tough war and fought a weak one. By last week the enemy could no longer be stalled off with...