WAR & PEACE: Reason & Emotion


Germany's fleet plowed past the cliffs of Dover (see p. 23), Benito Mussolini called Franklin Roosevelt a Messianic meddler and Chairman Key Pittman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee a convivial vociferator* (see p. 26), but still there was no actual fighting in Europe last week. Meanwhile the U. S. people continued the process of making up their collective mind about War (how to provide against its coming) and Peace (how to preserve it). The process consisted, as it must in a democracy, of sound-offs hither & yon, pro &...

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