"Dear Senator LaFollette 5?

Straight, Michael
November 1941
New Republic;11/10/41, Vol. 105 Issue 19, p609
Focuses on the criticism of Senator Robert La Folette's speech on arming of American merchant ships. Opposition of armed force bill proposed by La Folette; Revocation of Section 2 and Section 6 of the Neutrality Act to confirm the wisdom of every measure of foreign policy undertaken by the government; Reduction in the losses suffered through dive bombing; Armament of merchant ships that would probably involve greater losses of life because submerged submarines will not rescue the crews of ships which sink; Resolution demanding the arming of American merchant vessels and the total repeal of the Neutrality Act.


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