CONFERENCES: Hope in a Moonlit Graveyard

In Geneva last week there met, for the first time since World War II, a cultural conference of the remnants of Europe's brilliant intellectuals. Their purpose: to try to relight those lamps of civilization which Viscount Grey, watching darkness close over Europe in 1914, said would not be lighted again in our time. Near by loomed the abandoned palace of one of man's highest hopes: the League of Nations. Around them lay a shattered Europe whose mood might be conveyed in the title of one of Delegate Georges Bernanos' books: Vast Cemeteries in...

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