To An Ally

U. S. AT WAR

THE PRESIDENCY

The big White House phaeton coasted down a ramp to Washington's Navy Yard wharf. The top was down, the bulletproof glass windows up. On the back seat were Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in white linen suit and a Panama hat, Eleanor Roosevelt in white, and handsome, sad-eyed Crown Princess Martha of Norway, in mourning for her cousin-by-marriage, the late Duke of Kent, her severe black dress and hat relieved only by a double strand of gleaming pearls.

From his car Franklin Roosevelt, with a sailor's appreciative eye, took in...

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