THE PRESIDENCY: Miraculous Conviction

Reporting on a family weekend at Hyde Park, Columnist Eleanor Roosevelt last week wrote in My Day: "After lunch yesterday my brother [Gracie Hall Roosevelt] wanted to go over to look at a barn which the President is interested in changing into a house. As usual, the President thinks it can be done far more economically than the rest of us do. I was glad to have my brother bear me out, but our combined arguments had no effect on the President, who said cheerfully: 'Well, we will wait and see,' with the...

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