Books: Mr. President, Buzz, et al.

HOW WAR CAME: AN AMERICAN WHITE PAPER FROM THE FALL OF FRANCE TO PEARL HARBOR—Forrest Davis and Ernest K. Lindley—Simon & Schuster ($2.50).

The authors of this informative, sparkling book are two able Hoosiers (one a Republican, the other a Democrat), both veteran New York and Washington journalists, both familiar with Europe at first hand. In 332 highly readable pages they reach two extremely important conclusions: 1) "idealism, consistency and strength" have characterized the foreign policy of Roosevelt, Hull and Sumner Welles in the past three years; 2) together with Britain, the U.S. has...

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