Month ago German Ambassador Hans Luther marched into the State Department in Washington and slapped down a formal protest. In Manhattan the American Jewish Congress, the Assembly of Hebrew Orthodox Rabbis, the Federation of Palestine Jews, the Jewish Legion, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations. Young Judaea. Young Poale Zion and many other Semitic organizations were about to put Adolf Hitler on trial as an enemy to civilization. Was not such a proceeding an unfriendly act? Dr. Luther demanded. Undersecretary of State Phillips shrugged his well-tailored shoulders and retorted that free...

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