National Affairs: Soundings

"Do you think our country's future safety depends on England winning this war?" asked the Gallup Poll. "Yes," said 68% of the nation's voters, of whom 85% were certain that Britain would lose if the U. S. stopped helping her. Opinions of others:

> On his 83rd birthday, unreconstructed Senator Carter Glass, asked whether he approved of the President's defense program, croaked fiercely that he thought the United States Navy should be sent "over to blast hell out of Germany."

>William Allen White of Kansas resigned his chairmanship of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies.

According to a Birmingham (Ala.)...

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