National Affairs: Hurry Upkins

Franklin Roosevelt's personal representative was covering a lot of ground. Exactly three days after he made a radio speech in London, promising immediate aid to Russia, the skinny fellow who is called by London's pert cockneys "that there Mister Hurry Upkins" turned up at the Kremlin in person. He flew to Moscow to find out just what Joe Stalin wanted, and how to get it to him in a hurry.

Acting Secretary of State Sumner Welles (see p. 10) gave out the news in Washington. Curious reporters immediately wanted to know: Did President Roosevelt's Lend-Lease Administrator's visit to Moscow mean that...

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