Problems Postponed

Many a challenging problem hung over Franklin Roosevelt's desk last week. But in the first days after his return from Africa, he was not yet ready to cope with them. First came the odds & ends, which a returned traveler could clear away easily and painlessly.

The President called in his right-hand men in Congress and the Administration, gave them a quick fill-in on the Casablanca conference. He gave another resumé—more travelogue and good spirits than vital information—to his first press conference in over three weeks.

At week's end, Franklin Roosevelt said that he was caught up on everything but sleep....

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