Press: Story of the Week

Reporters Drew Pearson and Robert S. Allen in their chitchat column, "Washington Merry Go Round":

"Here is the latest story told on Sec'y of the Interior Ickes. Lawrence Cramer, youthful, unimpressive-looking Governor of the Virgin Islands, came to call on Ickes, gave his name to a doorman merely as 'Cramer,' sat down to wait. Thirty minutes passed, then forty-five.

"The young Governor concluded that he had not made his name and position clear. So he approached the doorman and explained that he was the Governor of the Virgin Islands.

"Flustrated, the doorman picked up...

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