I'm now moving forward again with my Broch essay. It's just incredible how many different projects Broch was working on after his arrival in America. He was drafting versions of hos theory of mass hysteria, working on new ideas for the League of Nations, and helping many individual Jews to escape Nazism by coming to the US. Many of these people were unknown to him personally, and putting pressure on the government and other bodies to them grant them visas required a great deal of effort. Broch's correspondence on these matters was immense. He felt overstressed and exhausted. Yet all of these activities were, in a sense, part of a single larger engagement. It's instructive to compare his response to his new home with that of other prominent exiles from Nazi Germany like Theodor W. Adorno and Thomas Mann.