SEQUELS: Star for the Eagle

In the bitter months before Pearl Harbor, Charles A. Lindbergh stumped the nation, appearing before rallies and speaking over the radio as one of the strongest advocates of U.S. neutrality in World War II. In April 1941, at a press conference, President Franklin D. Roosevelt roundly denounced Lindbergh and likened him to the Copperhead defeatists of the Civil War. Colonel Lindbergh promptly sent a letter to Roosevelt, stating that because of "implications . . . concerning my loyalty to my country, my character and my motives, I can see no honorable alternative to tendering my resignation as colonel in...

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