Should Congress Continue the Present Reciprocal Trade Agreements Program? PRO

Rosenthal, Morris S.
May 1948
Congressional Digest;May48, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p152
International policy of the United States and its relation with other people of the world must of necessity be analyzed from the point of view of American peace and prosperity. Hence, it is important to consider the advantages of international trade to the American people and to the American economy. The author thinks that it can be correctly stated that the country's political relations with other nations will be mainly determined by the economic relations with them. Political relations do not depend now, as they did centuries ago, upon the personal friendly relations of the heads of states. Today the economic welfare of each country determines not only the contentment of its own people but also the attitude of its citizens toward the rest of the world.


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