National Affairs: Man At Work

No epic speech, no solemn act of President Roosevelt made the week memorable in history books. But the lull was not a rest. In Hyde Park, where at week's end the President applied himself to the private task of settling his mother's estate, he could count a goodly number of chores which he had put behind him.

> One of the less exciting details a President must attend to is signing his name to innumerable bills, notes and orders. Lend-Lease authorizations go to the President's desk in "books" of as many as 20 at...

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