THE PRESIDENCY: Peace Postscript

In the gloomy old State Department Building many a window stayed lighted all night long last week while clerks decoded a stream of cables that poured in from abroad. Across the street in the White House, foreign words and wars were the main concern also of the man who had set the State Department to working overtime. Having previously decided that he wanted an extra session of Congress and what he wanted it to do, Franklin Roosevelt's major job in Washington was to deal with the reverberations, political and international, that followed his announcement in Chicago of a...

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