THE PRESIDENCY: Tories & Thomases

On a stormy autumn day in Worcester, Mass. last year little Catherine Murphy met a famous man. She was told that he was running for political office, but what impressed her most about him was the fact that he, too, suffered from infantile paralysis. He took crippled, nine-year-old Catherine Murphy by the hand, promised that she would some day receive the treatment which had enabled him to take his place among the nation's great in spite of his affliction.

Last week President Roosevelt did not forget his promise to Catherine Murphy. He arranged...

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