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American Horn of Plenty

by Broadus Mitchell - 1939

WE HAVE just been flipping the dial of the radio to get one European capital after another. Reporters everywhere dramatize the war terror by telling of mobilization—military, economic, social. To a nation crisis means system, not confusion. The little man in a nightshirt who dashes from his burning house carrying a bird cage and kitchen spoon finds no counterpart in the group reaction to emergency. Here there is organization, planning which is not distracted but rather concentrated by imminent danger.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 6 Number 48, 1939, p. 47-57
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13996, Date Accessed: 10/16/2019 10:41:19 AM

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