In This Review

A New Birth of Freedom
A New Birth of Freedom
By Nicholas Roosevelt
Scribner, 1938, 274 pp.

The American people are losing their ancient virtues of self-reliance and personal courage, avers Mr. Roosevelt of the editorial staff of the New York Herald Tribune. Mr. Roosevelt's remedies include decentralization -- to curb the federal bureaucracy and to encourage those bulwarks of democracy, the local political units.