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Unwritten Treaty
Unwritten Treaty
By James Warburg
186 pp, Harcourt, 1946

Mr. Warburg, Deputy Director of the Office of War Information, spent considerable time overseas supervising our psychological warfare. He became very much impressed with this weapon as a cause of modern war. He is convinced that it must be outlawed, if we are to have a chance at real peace, and that in its place there must be positive measures to insure the free flow of information throughout the world. To this end he proposes that the United States Government set up a Department of Information with Cabinet rank to tell our story to the world. He opposes letting the State Department do this job, for reasons he does not hesitate to specify. Whether or not one agrees with Mr. Warburg's diagnosis and cure, one cannot but find his ideas stimulating.