U.S. At War: Bullitt Walks On

Ever since the fall of France, bald, elegant William Christian Bullitt has moved across the U.S. stage, now out to the spotlight, now back to the wings. After his return from serving as Ambassador to France he was gradually lost to view: rumor said that he had gone into seclusion to write a book. Last winter he suddenly crossed the stage: he was President Roosevelt's special emissary on an eight weeks' tour of the Near East. Back he went into the shadow: rumor said he was thinking about running for Governor of Pennsylvania.

Last week the U.S. got another glimpse of suave...