HEROES: Future Veterans

Mussolini and Hitler have long advocated more babies for the sake of better wars. In Washington at a conference on Better Care for Mothers and Babies, two New Dealers shouldered the cause of better babies for similar patriotic reasons.

Said James Roosevelt: "The best national defense we can have are proper children growing up under proper care."

Said New York City's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia: "Take the patriotic approach. . . . The nation has an interest in every expectant mother because her child may be a boy. Even if it isn't, it at least...

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