THE PRESIDENCY: Weekend Mystery

It reminded newsmen of the Roosevelt era, when the President's whereabouts were cloaked for days in a wartime security blackout. White House Secretary Charlie Ross had assured them that Harry Truman was hard at work in his study.

But soon a contingent of Secret Service men slipped out of the White House.

Then the operator reported that Secretary Ross's phone did not answer.

A little later the news ticker chattered out a story from nearby Frederick, Md.

A young marine had just passed through.

He had been picked up along the road by an affable man in a big open car, had chatted with...

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