TITLE

The Battle of 1776

PUB. DATE
January 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;1/20/41, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on H.R. 1776, the bill to aid the democracies by giving the President power to lend or lease to them military equipment and war resources and its furnishing of the occasion for the first major legislative and opinion battle in the United States. View that the bill will be passed and in the course of congressional bargaining it will probably be amended at several points; Information on the purpose of the bill to aid Great Britain, China and Greece, and other countries which may be in future be similarly threatened by Nazi aggression; Report that the method is to translate the already accepted foreign policy into reality by giving the President a broad range of discretion for its application; Views on several questions related to the bill.
ACCESSION #
14703058

 

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