THE PRESIDENCY: Death of Howe

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One evening last week three candidates for President, Franklin Roosevelt, Publisher Frank Knox and Senator Arthur Vandenberg. sat down with many another bigwig of Politics. Business and Press. They laughed until their sides ached at the political slapstick of the Gridiron Club's spring dinner. When the fun was over at a late hour. President Roosevelt, feeling all warm and good inside, went back to the White House. There he found waiting him a message from the Naval Hospital: Louis McHenry Howe, his No. 1 secretary, was dead. Mrs. Roosevelt was already telephoning...

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