CAMPAIGN: Candidates and the War

"We agreed that the danger of a world-wide war crisis would rise toward a maximum between 1939 and 1940 and he thought that by that time there should be someone younger, quicker and better equipped to meet the urgencies of possible warfare without delay in the White House. But he spoke of that rather as his own personal problem than America's."—(H. G. Wells—after lunching with President Roosevelt two years ago—in Collier's, Feb. 5, 1938.)

As no indications came from the White House that the President had found his paragon, it dawned on...

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