Books: To the Union Station

THE AMERICAN CAUSE — Archibald MacLeish—Duell, Sloan and Pearce ($1).

A TIME TO SPEAK—Archibald Mac-Leish—Houghfon Mifflin ($2.75).

The first question that Franklin Roosevelt is reported to have asked Harry Hopkins after his return from England was: "Who writes Churchill's speeches for him?" It is well known that Stylist Churchill writes his own speeches. But the chiefs keep a jealous literary eye on one another, and the President may have feared that Churchill had a bigger gun in his pocket than Archibald MacLeish. For Washington newshawks credit the Librarian of Congress with writing much of the Third Inaugural and more than one cozy Fire...

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