December in Tehran, Iran, to coordinate a second front. Initially, the delegation was to be formally received. But isolationists, angry at President Franklin D. Roosevelt`s December 1940 speech on the “arsenal of democracy” and recent “Lend Lease” legislation, were vigilant against any activity that would confirm their suspicions that Roosevelt was pushing the United States to an alliance with Britain and a war against Germany. Instead, the reception was reserved and contained only a vague statement about the arrival of the group….