National Affairs: Second Mission

Harry Hopkins, the President's sallow, stringy right-hand man, flew to London this week on his second secret mission. The flight's objective was as secret as his departure: even White House intimates didn't know Hopkins had gone until he was in the air. The first inquirers were told that Hopkins had gone to England merely to take another look-see for the President. But the same thing had been said at the time of Mission 1; only later had it developed that the real purpose was to find out for sure whether Great Britain was in the war to stay. Hopkins reported: Yes....

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