GERMANY: Campaigning

The Reichstag elections will take place on May 4.

¶The campaigning was marked, last week, by a colossal revival of monarchist and nationalist propaganda. Stimulus was given by Foreign Minister Stresemann's speech to the Hanover Convention of the National People's Party. He came out flatfooted, for a monarchy, attacked the Republican Constitution of the Reich, which he helped to draft at the Weimar Constitutional Convention in February, 1919.

Accused of treason, Stresemann amplified his speech by explaining that he was loyal to the Republic, but favors a liberal monarchy based on popular...

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