Historical Notes: F.D.R. & Lucy (Contd.)

The romance between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lucy Mercer continued to be the talk of Washington. Since Jonathan Daniels revealed the 30-year romance of the President and his wife's onetime social secretary in The Time Between the Wars, additional details, waves of remembrances and a good deal of gossip have kept the story alive.

> Columnist Drew Pearson, who was close to F.D.R.'s White House, reported that Eleanor Roosevelt chanced to discover the romance "when, driving through Virginia, she saw her husband and Lucy in a parked car"—apparently in Arlington, roughly...

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