The Meaning of the United Nations

Straight, Michael
May 1942
New Republic;5/18/42, Vol. 106 Issue 20, p658
Discusses the role of the during and after the World War II. Role of the United Nations in maintaining the world peace in the post World War II period; Importance of the victory of the United Nations in Italy; Significance of the speech by the U.S. Vice President Henry Wallace at a Free World Association meeting; Implications of a victory by the United Nations over the Nazis in Europe; Statement that the victorious United Nations must constitute themselves an international society bound by democratic principles; Support of China and the Soviet Union in guaranteeing of constitutional rights; Assertion that China is fighting to become a part of the democratic world; Assertion that instances, the interests of the United Nations may compel social change in all nations to strengthen democratic processes.


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