THE PRESIDENCY: High Haste, Low Speed

The first thing President Roosevelt does each morning when he wakes in the White House is to read in bed the New York Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, the Washington Post. Then his breakfast of orange juice, cereal, eggs, toast & coffee is brought to him on a tray. One morning last week the President lay abed reading things in the newspapers that might well have taken away his appetite for breakfast. The Press was fairly bellowing with indignation at him because it...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!