National Affairs: Charity Drivers

Franklin Roosevelt last week stood under the south portico of the White House and declared:

"I am particularly sorry that Mrs. Roosevelt could not be beside me today. You know the great interest she has in all that you are doing. But she has a slight touch of the flu, and the doctor told her not to come downstairs. . . .

''I resent and you resent, I am sure, those supercilious and uncharitable sneers which, from a small element among us, have been directed against those in need and against those who were honestly...

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