THE PRESIDENCY: Reason v. Force

A head cold which confined President Roosevelt to his living quarters most of last week had a silver lining. It saved him from discussing the European situation, passing hourly from tension to tension. At one press conference he discussed instead the high price of carrots and celery with Correspondent May Craig of Maine. From another press conference he absented himself, letting Secretary Steve Early do the honors. At week's end he showed himself at the President's Cup speed boat regatta on the Potomac but paid small attention to the races. Europe...

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