National Affairs: A New Leader

When President Harding died, the eyes of the nation turned toward his successor, Calvin Coolidge. Ex-President Wilson's death leaves, technically, no office for a successor. But Mr. Wilson to the day of his death held office as the leader of an outstanding movement—by some admired, by others abhorred—the League-of-Nations idea. By his part in creating the League, by his advocacy of it, which cost him his health, there was no disputing his title. With his death the mantle descends. There is little doubt that it falls upon...

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