National Affairs: Shift of Opinion

Last week a Gallup poll pointed up a major shift in U. S. opinion. A 1937 poll had reported that 64% of U. S. citizens thought it had been a mistake for the U. S. to go into World War I; only 28% thought not. To the same question last week, 42% thought that U. S. entrance into World War I had not been a mistake, 39% still believed that it was.

With the beginning of the Blitzkrieg, U. S. opinion on its part in World War I began to change. Many a circumstance, many a circumstantial report did much to remind...

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