In This Review

America's Moment: 1918
America's Moment: 1918
By Arthur Walworth
Norton, 1977, 309 pp

The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 was the most portentous diplomatic gathering of this century. But its outcomes, as the author shows, were largely predetermined by the way the United States used and misused its power in the few months between the end of the war and the opening of the conference. A painstaking and deeply informative book.