THE PRESIDENCY: Repose

Church on Sunday, drives over his ancestral acres, an address to the local Improvement Association, a picnic on the estate of Squire Henry Morgenthau Jr., open house with family and guests coming & going—these were things that served last week to remind Squire Roosevelt of Hyde Park that he was on vacation from his job. But vacation or no vacation, he was still President of the U. S., still a practicing politician half of whose acts and more than half of whose hospitality was grist for newshawks:

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