POWER POLITICS: Eyes Turn Southeast

POWER POLITICS Eyes Turn Southeast

The European peace pipe, whose coal had been kept fitfully glowing for a month while Sumner Welles made his reportorial rounds (see p. 14), had never been cooler than it was last week. On Easter Sunday in Rome Pope Pius XII not only spoke mournfully of "this critical moment when sorrowful things appear to the eyes of all," but foresaw "even more dreadful things ... for the future."

Action was wanted in France, and so the Daladier Cabinet fell (see col. 2). Action was wanted in Britain, and the press put increasing pressure...

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