THE PRESIDENCY: Sermon on the Shore

Sermon on the Shore

To Washington from Hyde Park went President Roosevelt at the beginning of last week. He found Secretary of Commerce Roper, just back from Europe, telling everyone not to have the jitters, but anxious reports were flowing in from U. S. diplomats abroad—Wilbur Carr in Prague, Hugh Wilson in Berlin, Bill Bullitt in Paris, Bill Phillips in Rome, Joe Kennedy in London. After listening to Mr. Kennedy at length on the transatlantic telephone, Secretary of State Hull marched out of his office, across the street to the White...

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