Main Chance

Franklin Roosevelt, adept at keeping his eye on the main chance, spent most of the week getting ready for the United Nations conference in San Francisco. The conference was still six weeks away, but there was no doubt that the President had pushed other matters with the notable exception of food for Europe (see above) —into the background, was bending every effort to make the conference a success.

First, he had a three-day visit from Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, rumored to be the President's choice for chairman of the conference. What the President and the Prime Minister...

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