Letters, Jul. 15, 1940

Don't Tread on Me!


. . . Long ago when this country was very young our emblem was not the eagle—it was the rattlesnake, coiled to strike, with the slogan, "Don't Tread On Me!" This was the spirit that won our freedom. With this spirit we can survive—if our brains and our guts haven't been bred out of us.


New York City



... In World War I, I was one of the first flock of volunteer assistant secretaries to the General Munitions Board (later the War Industries Board) and subsequently...

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