THE United Nations Charter will be approved by the United States Senate by the requisite two-thirds vote. If all 96 members of that body are present when the vote is taken—and only a critical illness will keep any of them away on so important an occasion—64 affirmative votes will be necessary.By ERNEST K. LINDLEY8 min
LAST ISSUE we announced that this one would contain an articleon Generalissimo Stalin, by Edgar Snow. It doesn’t. Negotiations with the New York publishing house which will bring out Mr. Snow’s book on Russia resulted in confirmation of our acceptance of a chapter on Stalin for publication in Maclean’s.
EXPERTS in scientific branches of warfare know that the Allied victory in Europe was wrested in the nick of time. Had Germany been able to hold out a few months longer, new weapons, vastly more devastating than anything we possessed, would have been unleashed against us.
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