The Appeasement Tropism

Grafton, Samuel
January 1941
New Republic;1/6/41, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p18
Reports that a growing group of Americans now supporting General Robert E. Wood's America First Committee have become appeasers. Hatred for war expressed by the group; Members of another group who prefer peace and defense for the U.S.; Result of appeasement will either help German dictator Adolf Hitler or maintain a threatened status quo which might lead to a costly defense program; Origins of the appeasement tropism in the lack of interest in a defense program displayed at the recent Congress of American Industry.


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