WE HAVE just had a strange and significant week in London. Monday morning produced midsummer weather for the unveiling of the late President Roosevelt’s statue in Grosvenor Square, and as usual the British proved that when it comes to pageantry there is no one to touch them.
WASHINGTON is always beautiful in the spring. This spring has been unusually pleasant. The cherry blossoms came out early and each week has brought forth a new combination of blooms in Rock Creek Park and the smaller parks and private gardens.By ERNEST K. LINDLEY7 min
WE REMARKED last month on the unwisdom of too much libertarian scruple in dealing with Communists, who are not mere political dissidents but the agents of a hostile power. There’s an equal and opposite danger, though, that gets small attention these days.
ATTHEW HALTON’S thoughtful and arresting article, “Victory for the Vatican” (page 11) is the sort of piece we think you’ll read with interest. It’s the sort of piece we ourselves always read with dazed murmurs of relief. Keeping up-todate on Europe at the relatively leisurely pace of a twice-a-month deadline is easily the hardest part of our current operations, and every time we get an article out of that unstable news theatre which manages to combine freshness with solidity we feel like lighting the incense pots.
Bannerman in Men’s Clothing So Bannerman is at it again. In a previous article he says “Our Men Are Mice,” (Jan. 1). Now he says men are “Sheep In Men’s Clothing” (April 15) . . . Although he writes entertainingly of the submissive male, I have a dollar to donate to charity if he will go to any orthodox church on a hot day attired in sports clothes, shorts, open-neck shirt, minus collar or tie, and sit through the service for one hour.
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