U.S. At War: The Rooseveltians

The Roosevelt Administration was dead with its leader; after a scant three months, the Truman Administration was in full flower. Harry Truman, while following Roosevelt policies in general, was determined to pursue them with his own men.

Last week two of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted personal friends departed. Ailing Harry Hopkins, perhaps the closest political friend Roosevelt ever had, the man who lived in the White House for three and a half years, took up his pen in his neat Georgetown home and wrote: "The time has come when I must take a rest....

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