National Affairs: Half Out

Last week the U. S. took its place in a world at war. That enormous fact shaped the stratagems of statesmen and soldiers in Europe (see p. 15). It changed the shape of Government in Washington (see p. 11). It stirred and troubled The People, by whose consent alone the U. S. can go all the way to war. Upon no one man but upon all, its awful burden lay. To the man who more than any other can guide the U. S. toward or away from war, it was fascinating and profoundly...

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