The Planners Look Backward

Straight, Michael
November 1942
New Republic;11/23/42, Vol. 107 Issue 21, p664
Focuses on the issues to be considered by the U.S. and its allies in order to fulfil the aim behind establishment of the United Nations and reconstruction work in the post-World War II scenario. Problem due to tension between the Soviet Union, Great Britain and the U.S. because of Russian uncertainty concerning the fulfillment of the Protocol; Effect of the comments of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill on the Atlantic Charter; Views that planning of domestic reconstruction in Britain and the U.S. has been under leadership of a man, who believe in full employment to be an aim of victorious democracy; Opinion that efforts of the U.S. State Department to pass the post-war planning into hands of men, who regard the war as an incident; Need for a financial settlement for the reconstruction period.


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