The Press: Isolationist Organ

Firmly for aid to Britain is a majority of the nation's press, but one isolationist organ last week stood in splendid isolation —Scribner's Commentator, a magazine which was till recently a mumbling mouthpiece for radio analysts, crooners and comedians.

As late as last May, Scribner's Commentator had as its top name-writers Playwright J. P. McEvoy, Crooner Kate Smith, Comedian Fred Allen. But in August it burst forth with Charles Lindbergh on the cover, a flattering story about Lindbergh inside, pieces on the New Deal's international sympathies and "warmongers" in the U. S.

Since then,...

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