National Affairs: Contours

Dr. George Horace Gallup, the Iowa professor of journalism who developed public pulse-taking as an aid to advertisers, later as a mirror to newsreaders, a guide to politicians, last week reported that, of his pollees:

> 65% favored boycotting Germany.

> 57% wanted the Neutrality Act revised to let the U. S. sell war supplies to France and England. (Three years ago pollees favored embargoes on war material.)

> 51% expected European war this year.

> 58% believed the U. S. would be drawn into it. (In 1937 only 44% so believed.)

While Dr. Gallup's doorbell-ringers sought a...

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