National Affairs: Patrols and Convoys

Wrote Columnist Raymond Clapper: "I saw President Roosevelt at his regular press conference this week, and the weight of his burden is plainly written on his face. I have never seen him more drawn, and his color was that fatigue gray which comes from long hours of close work and strain. Mr. Roosevelt is dealing with a vast amount of secret information, and his decisions necessarily often are based upon facts which cannot be publicly known. . . . But here is a question of broad policy, which is tangled up with the issue of whether we fight or not. ......

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