THE PRESIDENCY: The Honor of a Call


The Honor of a Call

"It seems that the whole press of the United States has given me the honor of a call this morning," said the President to about 100 newspapermen who trooped into his office.

It was a momentous sentence—because it appeared in direct quotation in every newspaper of the country on the following morning. It was the first time in years that the public has been permitted to learn the actual words of a President—other than such as have appeared in public...

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