National Affairs: Italians

If Secretary of State Kellogg follows current fiction—which is doubtful, he being a very busy man—there is little likelihood that among his favorite authors is John Dos Passos, unhappy young post- warrior; author of Three Soldiers and Manhattan Transfer. Yet many a busy mind is widely inquiring. And if he did not chance to stray so far afield himself, Secretary of State Kellogg may well have had his attention called by some friend to an unusual bit of Author Dos Passos' work in the current New Masses.

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