Hull informs Addams that although he supports her cause, he cannot take part in Henry Ford's peace plan. He asks if she would be willing to invite the current president of Swarthmore College in his place.
Addams sends Dodds literature on the Woman's Peace Party. It also noted that there are members of Dodd's group that are interested in the Navy League, which does not agree with the Woman's Peace Party.
Addams argues that international peace is not a failed idea, and even though World War One is in the early stages of fighting it is not to late to stop war from continuing. Bryan also claims that peace is possible with mediation.