U.S. At War: The Family at Home

The first, confused days of moving and readjustment were past. The official mourning for Franklin Roosevelt was over. Now a new pattern of life in the White House took shape. Once again, as under the Roosevelts, the White House was a home for an active, happy family.

The President still seemed a little startled at the furor he caused on personal expeditions in the capital. Last week, when he hustled out to open his safety deposit box at a Washington bank, he virtually tied up noon-hour traffic in the street outside. But his informality, his habit of early rising had begun...

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