SAYS LINDBERGH MAY BE BACKED BY 5TH COLUMN

Says Lindbergh May Be Backed by 5th Column Sen. Pittman Answers Flier in Radio Message WASHINGTON, O. CóCol. Charles A. Lindbergh, who ha* been making speeches opposing materia) assistance of the...

...Roosevelt's letter regarding the assurance of power supply for defense, considered the president's letter, and authorized the chairman to proceed to take whatever steps are necessary, in co-operation with the National Power Policy committee and the Advisory commission to the Council of National Defense, to carry out the president's directions, Chairman Le-land Olds of the Federal Power commission has announced...
...Lindbergh is a young man, subject to flattery as all of us are, and through flattery are often deceived...
...Plttman declared if this course does lead the United States into war, that war would be instituted, not by the United States, but by Germany, adding: "It is significant that when the United States had its markets open to Germany for all the materials, arms and instruments of war that have built up Hitler's brutal machine, there was no such argument by Colonel Lindbergh...
...Our government has an exceedingly serious responsibility imposed upon it...
...Pittman spoke over the same national broadcasting system network which carried Colonel Lindbergh's address...
...Nevada Democrat, suggested In » radio address last weekend...
...Colonel Lindbergh is a courageous man No one doubts his patriotism...
...But he is a young man inexperienced and totally unfamiliar with our country, its statesmanship and its military matters...
...If Colonel Lindbergh desires to help in our national defense, let him throw aside all of his false political advisers, and volunteer in the United States government as an expert in aviation...
...Lindbergh failed to read his written speech, or if he did...
...might be backed "without his knowledge" by fifth column groups in this country, Sen Key Plttman...
...Lindbergh and his advisers know that wtien one fools with politics in a national emergency, he is fooling with disaster...
...to underhand that there is an apparent attack upon the patriotism of the chief executive of this country...
...Citing "strange motives that actuate man," Pittman said: "Has Col...
...The president, in his last public proclamation in answer to Premier Beynaud of France, stated emphatically that nothing he had said should be considered a commitment to enter the war...
...Attack On Roosevelt He declared Lindbergh's advisers were "expert" on political propaganda, but that he should have sought other advisers on military matters...
...Is the fifth column behind Colonel Lindbergh, without his knowledge, in attempting to defeat the present leaders of our country...
...Let Col...
...Plttman answered a Lindbergh speech in which the trans-Atlantic filer declared that If the administration followed its present pro-Ally course, the United States would become involved in war with Nazi Germany...
...Lindbergh unwittingly been led into an attack on the president of the United States...
...Power Commission to Aid Defenses WASHINGTON, D. CóThe Federal j Power commission held a special meet-i ing following the receipt of Pres...
...The only possible justification for such a statement," Sen...
...Let Col...
...Has Col...
...I doubt if he has realized it...
...Charles A. Lindbergh, who ha* been making speeches opposing materia) assistance of the U. 8. to the Allies...
...Has the cunning incident of his ambition blinded him as to the safety of his country...
...Plttman said, "was his pronouncement that 'theer are many perfectly sincere men and women who believe that we can send weapons to kill people in Europe without becoming involved with these people.' '.'Colonel Lindbergh evidently desires and intends to stop the purchase of materials in this country by Great Britain and France...
...Lindbergh cease efforts to create unfounded war fear and lack of confidence in our government...
...Let the people of the United States understand once and for all that there is no immediate danger of attack on this country, that there is a future danger of Hitler's involving this country In a serious war, that this country is able, and intends to make any preparation that may be necessary to successfully defend this hemisphere against any Invasion by Hitler or by any other militaristic conquerors...

Vol. 10 • June 1940 • No. 25


 
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