WASHINGTON (Apr. 29)
Senator Alben W. Barkley, Senate majority leader, will preside and deliver the keynote address at the inaugural dinner of the American Palestine Committee tomorrow evening, it was announced today. Barkley was one of the first to join the Committee, which now numbers more than 500 members, including Senators, Congressmen, Governors, clergymen, writers and civic leaders.
In a letter accepting the invitation to preside and deliver the keynote address, Senator Barkley said: “When the forces of democracy have prevailed over their enemies, hundreds of thousands of Jews in Europe will still be homeless. They must be rehabilitated, and obviously Palestine offers the most promising and logical solution to the pressing refugee problem with which the world will be faced.”