National Affairs: World Court Debate

As agreed last spring, consideration of the resolution for U. S. adherence to the Permanent Court of International Justice began last week in the Senate. It was quite apparent that the serious struggle would not take place until after the holiday recess. The first day was taken up by a four-hour speech by Senator Swanson of Virginia:

"Mr. President, I am strongly persuaded from every moral con- sideration, and from every material consideration, and from every political consideration of duty and responsibility, not only to ourselves but to the world, that we should adhere to...

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