National Affairs: Death of Lansing

Few men were as eager for the portfolio of Secretary of State. Few were as well qualified by experience. Ever since his college days at Amherst, Robert Lansing's sphere of interest had been worldwide. At 28 he was associate counsel for the U. S. in the Behring Sea Arbitration. Later he represented his country in more international controversies than any other living man. As Under Secretary in 1914 he was the real functionary in Washington while Secretary William Jennings Bryan preached Pacifism throughout the country. Once Mr. Lansing was aroused from bed to...

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