AMERICAN OPINION AND THE WAR by Archibald MacLeish

AMERICAN OPINION AND THE WAR

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A tiny booklet, which -- at a smaller price -- might well have a good plus sale as a Christmas item. Try to put it over, anyhow, as its content is worth the price and more. The text was MacLeish's Rede Lecture, given at the University of Cambridge (England) on July 30th. In it he takes his place with such spokesmen as Vice-President Wallace, Mr. Welles, and others, who acclaim this as ""the century of the common man"". He traces the change in mood and motio and thought, as the average man in the street accepts the challenge, demands that this war be not fought in vain. He decries the new isolationist stand which ""opposes the country's determination to fa the paal

Publisher: Macmillan