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Mrs. Roosevelt Warns of Congressional Opposition to Human Rights Declaration

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights will probably meet as much opposition when it is presented for ratification as did President Truman’s civil rights program because of the inclusion in the declaration of an anti-discrimination clause, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt stated at a meeting of the New Jersey region of the Women’s American ORT here.

Paying tribute to ORT installations in Europe which she visited last year, Mrs. Roosevelt declared: "I cannot stress enough what ORT has done to keep up the morale of people. The opportunity and materials for them to learn new skills made the difference between mere existence and beginning to live."