THE CONGRESS: Voices on 1776

Last week answers were given to five Administration spokesmen—Secretaries Hull, Morgenthau, Stimson, Knox and OPM Director General Knudsen—who fortnight ago said on behalf of the Lend-Lease Bill that the U. S. was in imminent danger if Britain fell (TIME, Jan. 27). Summoned by Republican minority members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, opponents who did not believe that the U. S. would be greatly endangered if Britain fell paraded in & out of a jampacked committee room, thumping desks, shaking heads, pointing fingers, answering one overstated case with equal overstatements. The...

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