THE NATION: Let's Begin to Strike

The defeats, the danger, the urgency of the hour had all hit home. The nation was astir. The old played-out words—Defense Program; A Small Army for Defense; Defend America by Aiding the Allies-now sounded like mumblings in a dream. The dope of complacency had worn off. The country began to look at its heritage and its destiny with better understanding; a people that had almost cravenly debated "neutrality" now looked forward to the fight.

The cry was action, attack, offense, let's quit fooling around.

Litvinoff's Plea. In Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, at a celebrity...

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