National Affairs: Quiet Crisis

A notable feature of the Supreme Court debate is that articulate Franklin Roosevelt, having alienated a considerable portion of his liberal following, is for almost the first time confronted by a formidably articulate opposition. Among U. S. journalists, no more facile penman exists than The New Yorker's famed E. (for Elwyn) B. (for Brooks) White. Grave, smallish Writer White, whose devotees consider him the nation's ablest humorist, is generally content to muse on minor human foibles. In semi-serious vein he perennially campaigns against arsenic apple spray. He is a friend—but not, as reported...

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