INTERNATIONAL: Democratic Peace

Trooping to Geneva this week went delegates to the annual Assembly of the League of Nations. In their ears rang a great speech made by Premier Leon Blum of France last week in reply to the Nürnberg Congress orations of Chancellor Adolf Hitler (TiME, Sept. 21).

Between the French Jew and the German "Aryan" antithesis was complete: M. Blum last week was for democracy and a generally concluded European peace to maintain the status quo under a strengthened League of Nations; Herr Hitler was for authoritarian States willing to make no more than...

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