U.S. At War: The President's Week, Apr. 10, 1944

Out at Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md., they X-rayed Franklin Roosevelt's chest. It was a mild case of bronchitis, going into its third week. To reporters, the President pooh-poohed his illness, continued to smoke from his long cigaret holder, continued to cough softly but persistently. Last week, he:

¶ Let the Soldier Vote bill become law without his signature. Ten weeks ago he had called an almost identical bill a "fraud" (TIME, Feb. 7). This time he merely termed the measure "wholly inadequate." Under the bill, soldiers must apply to their home state...

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