Skip to main content

1938 Fifty Years Ago

May 2024
1min read

On March 28 former President Herbert Hoover returned from his first trip to Europe in almost twenty years. Hoover found the underlying mood there to be one of fear: “Fear by nations of one another, fear by governments of their citizens, fear by citizens of their governments and the fear of people everywhere that general war is upon them again.”

We hope you enjoy our work.

Please support this magazine of trusted historical writing, now in its 75th year, and the volunteers that sustain it with a donation to American Heritage.