Home Affairs: Fallen Citadel

The stronghold of U.S. isolationism fell almost with the first shots. The America First Committee quietly dismantled its guns, took down its flags, mustered out its men.

Said Chairman Robert E. Wood, a good soldier: "The period of democratic debate on the issue of entering the war is over....[The committee] urges all those who have followed its lead to give their full support to the war effort of the nation, until peace is attained."


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