Books: Guns Y. Butter

WHY ENGLAND SLEPT—John F. Kennedy—Funk ($2).

The choice, almost every Englishman could see clearly last week, had always been between guns and butter. That choice had not always been so clear to all Englishmen. In 1934 underfed Germany, faced with a choice of no butter or guns, chose guns. In 1934 well-fed England, faced with a choice of less butter or guns, chose butter. The issue was survival. Last week Germany in victory, Britain in jeopardy each gauged the consequences of its choice. Last week the U. S., nursing a seedling realism, also appraised...

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