740.0011 European War 1939/3670½: Telegram

The Ambassador in Argentina (Armour) to the Secretary of State

206. Associated Press has just received substance of Vargas’ speech today and interprets a passage as possible endorsement of totalitarian [Page 618] form of government as differentiated from the ideals enunciated by President Roosevelt last night.49 I should appreciate receiving for our confidential background here any comments.

  1. Address by President Roosevelt at Charlottesville, Virginia, June 10, 1940, Department of State Bulletin, June 15, 1940, p. 635.