Saigon. Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. Ambassador-Designate to South Vietnam (left), greeted by Major General Nguyen Van Thieu, Chairman of Vietnamese Directory. Mr. Lodge was on a fact finding trip, surveying economic, political, and military situations. 1965
Should the United States solve all the world's problems? The country's best-known political and intellectual leaders took sides. Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Randolph Hearst pushed for imperial expansion; Mark Twain, Booker T. Washington, and Andrew Carnegie preached restraint. Only once before - over a century ago - have so many brilliant Americans so eloquently debated a question so fraught with meaning for all humanity. The True Flag #Audible
Henry Cabot Lodge (1850 - 1924) born Beverly, MA, Harvard, Harvard Law, Harvard PhD, lawyer at Ropes & Gray, Republican Senator from Massachusetts, Chairman after WWI of Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with close friend Theodore Roosevelt, was a supporter of "100% Americanism" and foe of increased immigration that might harm the "standard of civilization in the United States".
HENRY CABOT LODGE, served in both the US House and Senate, serving as the first Senate majority leader. Cabot is most remembered for his opposition to the League of Nations and the Treaty of Versailles, and for his support of the Immigration Act of 1924 that reflected the "anti-foreign" attitude of the majority of Americans in the post-WWI period.