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Henry Cabot Lodge
亨利.卡波特.洛奇曾经代表麻州担任美国众议员与参议员

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亨利.卡波特.洛奇 (Henry Cabot Lodge) 出生
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美国涉入国际事务的程度究竟要维持在什么深度呢?从建国以来,政治领袖向来对这个议题就一直争论不休。回到1919年,共和党的政治家亨利.卡波特.洛奇在反对美国参加国际联盟的行动上获得成功;此组织是威尔逊总统在第一次世界大战后,所提议成立的维系世界和平之国际组织。洛奇于1850512日出生在麻州的波士顿,他深信成为这个国际组织的成员将会使美国承担维系国际秩序的不可能任务,而这将会损及美国国力的发展。他大声疾呼:

How involved should the U.S. be in international affairs? Political leaders have hotly debated this issue since the very beginning of this country. Back in 1919, Republican statesman Henry Cabot Lodge led a successful fight against American participation in the League of Nations, the world peacekeeping organization proposed by President Woodrow Wilson after World War I. Born on May 12, 1850, in Boston, Massachusetts, Lodge believed that membership in the organization would destroy the power of the U.S. by binding the nation to international obligations it would not--or could not--keep. He spoke dramatically:
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