Books: Brogan on the U.S.

THE AMERICAN CHARACTER—D. W. Brogan—Knopf ($2.50).

When he was seven, his attention was attracted by an account of the inauguration of President Taft. That started Denis William Brogan off on a lifelong transatlantic career. He grew up to study at Harvard and become one of Britain's foremost authorities on the U.S. At 44 voluble, high-spirited Denis Brogan is professor of political science at Cambridge, wartime chief of the BBC's American Section of Intelligence. He has taught U.S. history at the University of London and U.S. Government at the London School of Economics,...

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