National Affairs: To the County Fair

There was no sign that trouble weighed upon the President. Full of carefully creased, double-breasted calm, he ripped through another heavy week of work. He wore his usual wide smile as he had his picture taken with Oscar Berger, Czech caricaturist, and with Mrs. Enit Kaufmann, U.S.-naturalized Czech painter, who sketched an unsmiling President at his desk.

He had no news for a press conference, but held one, nevertheless, and invited questions. He got 34 of them in ten minutes. One: did he think the U.S. was swinging back to an isolationist mood? The answer: he did not think so, and if...

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