It would have been a sign of petrifaction—or a miracle—if the British Parliament had not been shaken by the impact of total war. The functions of this representative assembly and its position in the State have undergone profound transformations. [...]
America's changing role in world affairs is placing a new responsibility on the American public. Yesterday we were isolated; our views upon the problems of Europe, Asia, and Africa were of necessity academic; and we could afford the irresponsibility [...]
A Great Experiment: An Autobiography. By Viscount Cecil. Oxford University Press. $3.50.
Viscount Cecil's "A Great Experiment" is a great and indispensable book. It is not so much an autobiography of a man as it is the biography of a [...]