Letters, Mar. 4, 1940

Be-diapered Grandsons

Sirs:

"Down the colonnade that is called the President's Walk . . . there awaited him a highball, . . . two soap-smelling, be-diapered grandsons. . . ." (TIME, Jan. 1).

Is it true that Franklin D. Roosevelt 3rd (aged 1 ½) is still wearing diapers?

A. ELSON

New York City

> Franklin Roosevelt II says Franklin Roosevelt III has "outgrown" diapers. —ED.

Stogie

Sirs:

TIME to apologize. Smoking a pipe for about 50 years has not made me forget the city of my birth. Why, I was raised on Wheeling stogies [TIME,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!