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Conference Hopes to Build World with Equality for All, Says Stettinius

Emphasizing that “ignorance and oppression breed conflict and give aggressors their chance,” Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, addressing the first plenary session of the United Nations Security Conference, today outlined the purposes of the international organization which the conference will establish.

This organization, he said, will aim at building a world where “tyranny and oppression” will be impossible, and where opportunities will be provided “for all people, of every race, creed and color.”

Earlier in the day, Mr. Stettinius held his first conference with consultants of civic organizations, which was attended by Judge Joseph M. Proskauer, reresenting the American Jewish Committee, and Henry Monsky, representing the American Jewish Conference. The Secretary of State said that the U. S. delegation will hold frequent meetings with consultants during the conference.

Other meetings will also be held, beginning tomorrow, by State Department officials with the associate consultants, and, whenever possible, with the representatives of organizations which have not been officially invited by the State Department to send consultants, but who, nevertheless, came here.

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