THE CABINET: Panay Repercussions

In 1928, 15 nations signed the Kellogg-Briand pact, renouncing war as a means of settling international disputes. Next year, Frank Billings Kellogg was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for sponsoring it. Last week, in St. Paul, Statesman Kellogg, 81, died of pneumonia (see p. 41). His death and that of onetime Secretary of War Newton D. Baker coincided ironically with his country's gravest international crisis since 1917, a crisis caused by the war between China and Japan upon which the only discernible influence of the Kellogg Pact was the fact that both sides...

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