THE PRESIDENCY: Week I, Term III

The day after his inauguration for the Third Term, President Roosevelt held his press conference as usual. Only new note: he dodged unwelcome questions with a new excuse—that he was too sleepy to answer, his children having kept him up late. He praised Joseph Davies, chairman of the inaugural committee for his handling of the ceremonies: "the most perfect thing of its kind that has yet occurred." Last week the President also:

> Saw Jane Cowl and Peggy Wood in a special White House performance of Old Acquaintance.

> Talked with John Winant,...

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