Books: Peace at Sea

ONE WHIRL—Sydney S. Baron—Lowell Publishing Co. ($1).

Connally of Texas had the floor. "Mr. President," he cried, "the war in Europe is over, suh." Everyone cheered like mad. It had been over for two months already, but it was great to have someone say so officially. The New York Daily News promptly warned its readers that soon all elections would be suspended. Radio Commentator Kaltenborn began to think up phrases for the unseen millions; Commentator Arthur Hale prepared some confidential sidelights. Roosevelt appointed Hull and Byrnes as U.S. delegates to the peace conference. He...

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