Press: Reporter Roosevelt

Almost without fail each Tuesday and Friday since March 8, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt has received reporters in his large oval White House office, his Hyde Park study or his Warm Springs cottage. Seldom does anything exciting come of these meetings, for reporters realize that it is not cricket to harry the President of the U. S. with too-pointed questions, and Franklin Roosevelt knows full well how to shut down on such questions with a frown or a laugh. But because the President's responses may not be quoted directly (without his special...

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