Letters, Nov. 28, 1932

Presidents & Mothers

In col. 1, p. 26 of TIME of Nov. 14, I observe one of your rare errors of fact. You state: "Not since Mary Washington saw her son George elected had a U. S. mother had the supreme pleasure of seeing her boy become head of the nation."

Without referring to history, I remember that President Garfield immediately after taking the oath of office turned and kissed his mother and that President McKinley hurried to his old home in Canton, Ohio to see his mother after sending the telegram that is still...

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