Historians may well look back upon last week as a turning point in U. S. foreign policy. Europe's jitters had communicated themselves to Washington so forcefully that President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull agreed the moment had come for another warning to Herr Hitler. Accordingly, Mr. Hull took to the air with a speech, short-waved to Europe, in which he elaborated his thesis of international "order under law." His sharpest point: "In a smaller and smaller world it will soon no longer be possible for some nations to choose and follow...

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