The Scabbard and the Sword

Straight, Michael
February 1942
New Republic;2/16/42, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p225
Stresses on the need to realize the crucial importance of power to prevent the demise of the liberal spirit. Need for the U.S. to give expression to the choices of young people to whom the future belongs since power should not become a thing of past; Resistance met in offering this expression to young people; Fear expressed in promising the young people a future; Need to assert that the foundations of the world have been uncertain and infirm; Need to realize the significance of wartime; Instances which highlight ways in which liberal spirit can be crushed.


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