WAR & PEACE: Ready for Action


Secretary of State Cordell Hull returned to Washington from Havana, richer by one convention, 21 resolutions, one recommendation and four declarations agreed on by the Havana Conference. He said: "The agreements have cleared the decks for effective action."

The old Border Statesman had won a great victory. Statesmanlike, he gave no impression of having done so. But at a critical moment in world history, the Havana Conference proved that the Western Hemisphere, despite internal rivalries that might be exploited by foreign interests, could unite to meet an immediate danger, to ward...

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