Books: U. S. Constitution

BULWARK OF THE REPUBLIC—Burton J. Hendrick—Little, Brown ($3.50).

England has its Royal Family, the U. S. its Constitution. Both have been much amended, even temporarily abrogated (though in the U. S. only partly). Which is the more sacred it would be difficult to say, but it would be harder to imagine England without its Royal Family than the U. S. without its Constitution. Last week, as in every week since President Roosevelt announced his intention of "revivifying" the Supreme Court, the Constitution was front-page news. In Washington and Philadelphia publicity-wise politicians were making...

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