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In & out of the White House poured the men, the messages and the decisions of far-reaching world events. With the Algerian offensive, America had assumed the leadership which the world had long expected: the White House was now the nerve center of action around the globe. Franklin Roosevelt, never happy as a bystander, spent a busy and satisfying week.

> At his press conference, the President—with the delight of a man to whom silence has been burdensome—told his story of the long and detailed planning that had gone into the African...

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