THE PRESIDENCY: Ploughing Home

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Not every day does a President of the U. S. set foot on Trinidad. Until last week, in fact, no U. S. President ever did so. Yet on the morning of Franklin Roosevelt's arrival at Port of Spain neither was he mentioned on the front page of any local paper nor was he the chief topic of conversation among the islanders. Trinidaddies that day were thinking and talking about their ex-King and Mrs. Simpson (see p. 14).

Nonetheless the amenities had to be preserved. Not knowing quite whether he was the...

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