U.S. sympathy with Finland hit a new low last week. An OWI broadcast to Finland, based on an "official report," informed the Finnish people that:
"Washington confirmation of reports that members of the Finnish Government in Helsinki on Dec. 8 viewed with approval a Japanese movie of the attack on Pearl Harbor has caused unfavorable reaction in the United States.
"The movie was shown by Japanese diplomats in Helsinki to Prime Minister
Johan Rangell and other officials. . . .
"What Americans criticized most is the fact that some of these officials went out of their way to congratulate the Japanese Minister publicly...