National Affairs: An Ex-Soldier Speaks

In 1944 Massachusetts' handsome young Senator Henry Cabot Lodge resigned his Senate post and went off to war. He served in Africa, Italy, France and Germany, won the Legion of Merit and the French Legion of Honor, was upped to a lieutenant colonelcy. This week, back as a civilian, Cabot Lodge made his first postwar speech before the Minneapolis Foreign Policy Association—and revealed how his ideas had grown during the fighting.

Said he: "The ideal of a provincial nation of simple, humble people, far from the beaten track . . . has given way to realization that we have become the world's...

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