THE NATION: Out of the Grave

Isolationism had been pronounced dead by many competent doctors. But it was not dead, just shamming. Last week it was ripping off its winding sheet and making loud speeches—and attracting crowds of listeners. The question it posed: Should the U.S. continue its attempts to shore up allies in Europe and Asia, or should it make itself as strong as possible at home and prepare to stand alone?

Across the Rainbow. The answers at hand formed a rainbow of passionate opinion. On one edge of the spectrum were the old isolationists—the Colonel McCormicks...

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