At Ease

For 20 days, as Franklin Roosevelt relaxed at Warm Springs, Ga., Washington D.C. seemed more & more like an empty stage, its emptiness spotlighted by the news from Europe. Last week, back at the White House, the President faced newsmen, who arrived full of questions and left nearly empty of answers. The New York Times's Arthur Krock was stirred to an annoyed essay on the House of Commons' success in extracting information from Winston Churchill. But the President, rested and amiable, spoke his small news with a good-humored air.

Franklin Roosevelt had gained a few pounds, and he had...

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