WAR & PEACE: Follow What Leader?


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The most articulate isolationist group in the U.S. last week faced a crisis. The America First Committee had touched the pitch of antiSemitism, and its fingers were tarred. It had failed in its specific purpose of halting U.S. progress toward a shooting war. It could show its adherents nothing but the record of a campaign, fought bitterly, spectacularly and with plenty of money, but without success.

In Chicago, harassed Committee heads gathered with Charles Lindbergh, who fortnight before had blurted the Jewish issue into their campaign. They had already...

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