Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Profitable Journey

Rested and refreshed, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King returned to Ottawa. His journey into the U.S. had been no gadabout vacation. In 1,770 miles and seven days, the Prime Minister had done a lot.

When his private car reached Washington, just after noon on Friday, Mr. King went straight to the White House. He stayed up late that night, talking with Franklin Roosevelt in a top-floor sunroom. Next morning he had the run of the White House. He said later that he was treated just like a member of the family. He dined again Saturday night with the President. They...

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