THE PRESIDENCY: Greatest Curse

Day before leaving Warm Springs last week President Roosevelt drove down to the railway station to meet his military aide, Lieut. Colonel Edwin Watson, who was to accompany him to Chicago. "Come on, Pa," said the President, welcoming the colonel into his car. They tootled through the Foundation grounds, to the wooded hillside where the Presidential Marine guard was tenting. Pointing, the President said: "There's your tent, Pa. It's been pretty chilly lately but I think you'll be all right with a good army blanket. The stove is a bit rusty but the...

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