HISTORICAL NOTES: Henry's Side

On Mutual's Meet the Press program last week, New Republic Editor Henry Wallace dropped a footnote to the story of his 1944 jilting by F.D.R. Said he: "When I left Mr. Roosevelt at the train [five nights before the Democratic convention in Chicago] he pulled me down and whispered in my ear—'Henry, I hope it's the same old ticket.' " Asked if he thought he had received a double cross, Henry burst out into loud laughter, but said nothing more.

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