POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: Morgenthau's Hope

On the first page of his first book, Henry Morgenthau wrote: "To my sons . . . with the hope that neither they nor their children will have to fight in another war." On the other 239 pages, he wrote his plea and plans for the realization of that great hope. The book: Germany Is Our Problem (Harper; $2).

When the ex-Secretary of the Treasury's book was published last week, the German problem was only one of many over shadowing problems. Nothing done or undone in Germany alone could prevent World War III....

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