National Affairs: International Incident

Some people in Detroit last week showed that they considered Lord Halifax as American as Wendell Willkie. They threw eggs and tomatoes at him. The Ambassador, winding up a two-day inspection of Detroit's factories, was diplomatically calling on Detroit's Archbishop Edward Mooney. Twenty-five women were parading with placards (Remember the burning of the Capitol in the War of 1812) before the Archbishop's office. Pickets from an organization called The American Mothers had greeted Lord Halifax when he arrived in Detroit. This time there was also a loud maternal booing. A barrage of eggs and vegetables rose from the crowd. An egg...

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