National Affairs: Ribbentrop on Monroe

Joachim von Ribbentrop, Foreign Minister of the Third Reich, is the hard-boiled diplomatist of a conquering power. But as a historian he is a regular Fritz Kuhn. Last week he let himself go on the Monroe Doctrine.

In Washington Secretary of State Cordell Hull, wearing his usual air of fierce weariness, told his press conference how, after the fall of the Low Countries and France, the U. S. sent to Germany, as to all belligerents, a warning that the U. S. would not permit territory in the Western Hemisphere to be transferred from one...

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