INTERNATIONAL: War or Peace?

Persistently and fast as rumor always flies, peace talk swept the world last week. In the U.S. isolationists thought that Germany was about to make, or perhaps had already made, a "generous" peace offer to Great Britain, that Britain had better accept it. If such a peace were not forthcoming, they thought President Roosevelt should propose it. The Paris press, which Germany controls, also liked Franklin Roosevelt as a mediator. In Britain and elsewhere there was suspicion that Rudolf Hess had brought peace terms, that official bumbling over the Hess case (see...

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