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.
Royden writes Addams expressing her interest in the Woman's Peace Party and the conference held in Washington, D.C. She informs Addams of the upcoming meeting of the National Union, who will be discussing resolutions about war and peace.
Baird discusses the status of the various peace movements and the World War. He goes on to suggests the movements need to be globally unified and focus on the present rather than the future, and that the war is the results of oppressive economic systems.