THE PRESIDENCY: Trip Postponed

President Roosevelt intended to make an off-the-record speech at the National Press Club Saturday night, then leave for Warm Springs. Sunday he was still in the White House. Events, in the bulky shape of John L. Lewis (see p. 20), history, in the acrobatic shape of a Japanese diplomat (see col. 2), winter, in the guise of a head cold, came together to make it a week of postponement.

To the President, almost certainly, the U.S. seemed to stand last week, as he stood, on the edge of a journey—the tickets bought, the destination clear, the plans made. The news...

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