THE PRESIDENCY: Sixth to Firesides

Last week President Roosevelt gave the nation another of his Sunday night radio "fireside" chats, his first since June. None of the other five was more important to him and his listeners than this one. To give his manuscript a final polish he took Secretary Morgenthau and Relief Administrator Hopkins for a Sunday cruise down the Potomac.

From the point of view of the Forgotten Man, last week's broadcast was perhaps less effective than its predecessors. When his Administration was young, the President directed his talk toward the future, and the things he...

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