National Affairs: Only America. . . .

Before a microphone on two national radio hookups this week stood an eloquent keeper of the U. S. public conscience. He spoke to the nation on a great moral problem of World War II. Shall tens of millions of men, women and children be allowed to starve? Like Jiminy Cricket, Herbert Clark Hoover is patient, persevering, practical. And now, stubbornly pursuing a plan to answer the voice of conscience, he had progress to report.

Speaking in Chicago for his National Committee on Food for the Five Small Democracies, he announced that the British and German Governments had been asked to approve the...

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