first date, we read that mussolini had attacked far off ethiopia. the disease seemed to be spreading, so congress assembled to insulate us against the growing friction of war. >> we want no war. we have no war, save in defense of our own people. >> toward this end, our chosen representatives past the neutrality act. no nation at war could buy a manufactured arms or munitions from the united states. 1936, when you were running around in jalopy's, we were disturbed by news from spain. in our newsreels, we saw german and italian air forces and armies fighting in spain and wondered what they were doing there. for the first time, we saw great cities squashed flat. civilians bombed and killed. ♪ in november, 1936, the american institute of public opinion, known as the gallup poll, asked a representative cross-section of the american people, if another war develops in europe, should america take part again? no, 95%. we the people had spoken. 19 out of 20 of us said, include us out. to further insulate ourselves, we added the cash and carry amendment to the neutrality act. not only wouldn'
and i will follow you access restore the glory that was rome, bellowed mussolini. translator stop thinking and follow your god emperor, and japan will rule the world. and the people answered bonsai, bonsai. each system was alike in the constitutional lawmaking bodies gave up their power. the house of deputies in rome. the diet in tokyo he dashes tokyo. in these representatives became collections of stooges, rubberstamp organizations. applauding on to the words of leaders, each sent them and they got away with each system did away with the free press and substituted a press controlled by the party through their ministries of propaganda each controlled the affairs, the radio, every channel of information was controlled by the most important members of the party. each did away with free course and trial by jury. and substituted judges run by the party. each abolished labor unions and the right to bargain for wages. and under the pretext of patriotism establish the system of forced labor. each enforced is decreased by an army of secret police who held the power of life and death over
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