Last week a Hairy Man, an austere Harvardman, and a cargo of vituperation came down hard and almost snapped the already strained relations between the U. S. and Germany. For the U. S. Government emerged from its diplomatic storm cellar and slapped down Adolf Hitler.

Esau. Next to New York City's spunky, part-Jewish Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, whose manhandling by a disgruntled WPAster was front-page German news last week, the U. S. politician whom Nazis hate most is that spade-is-a-spade "Aryan," Secretary of the Interior Harold LeClair Ickes.

Last spring, to the embarrassment...

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