WAR & PEACE: Actions & Reactions

WAR & PEACE

". . " If we don't have a war" was the world's keynote last week, struck by the President of the U. S. (TIME, April 17). Actions & reactions in the U. S. followed one another in rapid succession.

> President Roosevelt, by adopting a newspaper editorial as his own expression, explained and emphasized that his "we" meant Western civilization (see p. 13).

> A few Senators flayed the President for creating hysteria, inflaming the war spirit.

> The President called his Cabinet together to discuss the war menace.

> Secretary of State Hull...

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