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America first;: The battle against intervention, 1940-1941, Unknown Binding – 1971

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Product Details

  • Unknown Binding: 305 pages
  • Publisher: Octagon Books (1971)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374918007
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374918002
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.6 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,073,950 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Jeffrey Leach HALL OF FAME on April 27, 2004
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"The three most important groups who have been pressing this country toward war are the British, the Jewish and the Roosevelt administration," claimed America First Committee orator Charles Lindbergh at a rally held in Des Moines, Iowa on September 11, 1941. By naming the Jews as one of the leading proponents of the move to bring the United States into the European conflict, Lindbergh set off a firestorm of protest from the nation's newspapers, politicians, and even his fellow isolationists. The backlash served only to accelerate the downward spiral in which the America First Committee found itself by the end of 1941. A little less than two months later, the country went to war with Japan and the isolationist group disbanded. Wayne S. Cole's "America First: The Battle Against Intervention, 1940-1941" documents the rise and eventual collapse of the most prominent organized noninterventionist movement in pre-war America.
A young Yale law student named R. Douglas Stewart founded America First in June 1940 in conjunction with other students concerned about the war in Europe. The initial platform of the group called for the United States to avoid sending war materials to England except under "cash and carry," to stay out of the conflict even if Great Britain is on "the verge of defeat," and a hope that America would build up its defenses only to protect "this hemisphere." The group also believed hostilities threatened American democracy. After Stewart and a friend told Senator Robert Taft about their plans at the Republican National Convention, General Robert Wood of Sears and Roebuck got involved. A national committee decided to rename the group the America First Committee on August 29, 1940.
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