Books: The Roosevelts

ALL IN THE FAMILY—Theodore Roosevelt—Putnam's ($2.50).

Memorable to the author is this tale: The President has allowed the children to go swimming with their clothes on. Mrs. Roosevelt, afraid that they might catch cold, bustled off for a homely medicine. " 'Father, won't you ask her not to give us ginger?' He looked at us quizzically. 'Children!' he said, 'I don't dare interfere. I shall be fortunate if she does not give me ginger too.'"

With such intimate revelations, Col. Theodore Roosevelt III (the late great Roosevelt was II) has come to the defense...

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