Letters, Jan. 6, 1941

Joy in Europe

Sirs: You may be interested in hearing how the news of President Roosevelt's re-election was received by the citizens of France.

I can best describe the reactions of the people by saying that I—an American citizen, homeward bound, had the impression of being swept along the road between Paris and Lisbon on a wave of enthusiasm and affection —all of which was meant for Mr. Roosevelt.

My car bore the insignia of the American Field Service and the American Red Cross; therefore, on November 5 and 6, I became the representative of the American tradition.

I took the cheers—I heard the pleas—which...

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