Birthday No. 60

Today, Jan. 30, the anniversary of your birth, smoke-begrimed men, covered with the marks of battle, rise from the fox holes of Bataan and the batteries of Corregidor to pray reverently that God may bless immeasurably the President of the United States. So cabled General Douglas Mac Arthur, who, like Winston Churchill, can turn a dramatic phrase.

Other events on President Roosevelt's 60th birthday—his ninth in the White House:

¶ "The President is in fine shape," said his personal physician, Rear Admiral Ross T. Mclntire—and no one who looked at the President needed...

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