HEROES: Statesman's Statesman

Of him explosive Roosevelt I cried long ago: "He is the greatest man who has appeared in the public life of any country in my time." Last week he was 90 and to the U. S. democracy he was almost as remote as if he had died with his contemporaries. That he is a great man, few educated citizens would deny. But fewer still could tell why they believe him such, any more than they could justify the reputations which poets have given to Spenser, musicians to Bach, scientists to Einstein. At 90...

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