THE PRESIDENCY: Armistice Day

On a day whose very name had lost its meaning. President Roosevelt this week spoke to the world from the chill whiteness of the amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. There was now neither armistice nor declared war; but the bodies of U.S. boys were at the bottom of the Atlantic.

Said he: ". . . We are able today . . . to measure our indebtedness to those who died. A few years ago, even a few months, we questioned, some of us, the sacrifice those had made. . . . Sergeant York of Tennessee, on a recent day, spoke...

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