Foreign News: Message Heard

British statesmen were concerned this week because Adolf Hitler had let four days go by without replying to Franklin Roosevelt's second appeal for peace (see above), especially since in Berlin a high Nazi had remarked: "Our Führer took cognizance of the American President's reply to his yesterday's telegram, but no answer is likely to be forthcoming, else there will be no end of the messaging back and forth."

Tactful Neville Chamberlain therefore told the House of Commons: "The messages of President Roosevelt, so fairly and yet so persuasively made, showed how the voice...

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