WAR & PEACE: Voices in a Hush


In the calm that followed Franklin Roosevelt's radio speech, stating the general intentions of the U.S. in World War II (TIME, June 9), voices could again be heard last week engaged in War & Peace debate. Now those voices had begun to sound shrill, small and ominous, like the chittering of sparrows in the moment of hush after the first great gust announcing an approaching storm.

> In Pittsburgh, Senator Burton Kendall Wheeler, leader of the isolationist bloc in Congress, denying that he thought the President "would deliberately lead...

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