THE PRESIDENCY: First Lady's Week

Far-darting Eleanor Roosevelt was in California last week. "I see no reason for our entering the war—as yet," she said in Los Angeles. "How unnecessary," she wrote (in My Day) of a headlined demand that her husband give an ironclad pledge of peace. Interviewed about Third Term (see p. 19), she said: "My own personal opinion—and not as the wife of a President—is that except in extraordinary circumstances we should stick to our tradition. ..." She lectured. She stayed at Son Jimmy's Beverly Hills apartment, regretfully recorded that he was away (on movie business). Accustomed to big airliners,...

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