OPINION: 59% Somber

Into last week's chorus of heady news from Europe and hopeful words from San Francisco came a thin, somber note from U.S. public opinion. It came from a cross-section of adult civilians buttonholed by the University of Denver's National Opinion Research Center. The poll question: do you expect the U.S. to get in another war within the next 25 years?

Replied 36 of every 100 asked: yes. Another 23% thought there would be another war within 50 years. Only 20% felt in their bones that World War II was the last.


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