Letters, Feb. 23, 1931

Stimson & Mussolini Sirs:

I am one of a majority of citizens of this neighborhood who am hopping mad over our Sec. State's apology to that ——* Mussolini; and am convinced that what this country needs more than a good 5¢ cigar is a Sec. of State and a Sec. of Navy of equivalent value. Please answer following questions for the benefit of a dozen or so of your readers:

1) Did this country ever apologize to any nation before in the course of its history?

2) Did any nation in the 20th Century bigger than...

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