National Affairs: Mrs. T., by Mrs. T.

Mrs. Bess Truman firmly believes that a First Lady's place is in the White House—staying there and minding her knitting. She has never held a press conference. Last summer, Washington newshens sent her a list of questions in the hope of getting a story on her reactions to being a President's wife. Last week, when the female reporters called on Mrs. T.'s two secretaries, they were rewarded by a fascinating piece of Trumaniana—the First Lady's terse, tart and revealing answers.

Some questions & answers:

Q. What qualities, innate or acquired, does she think would be the greatest asset of the wife of a...

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