Starters & Finishers
No great speechmaker is frail Robert Worth Bingham, U. S. Ambassador to Britain. But his Independence Day address to the American Society in London rang up at least one bull's-eye to resound through Europe:
"If dictatorships are better to prepare for war, democracies are better to finish wars. Despots have forced America and Britain to undertake rearmament and, having undertaken it, we must necessarily win the rearmament race.
"May we hope that this realization may come to warmongers in time, and before another catastrophe occurs, so terrible and ghastly...