White House Romance

They met in a routine way. Handsome, quick-smiling Mrs. Louise Macy thought she should be working in Washington, in the war effort. Gaunt Harry Hopkins was a good man to see about a job. She met him at the St. Regis in Manhattan, armed with a letter of introduction from their mutual friend Lawrence W. Lowman, a CBS vice president.

The socialite, a grass widow, and the Iowa harnessmaker's son, a widower, got on famously. A few nights later they were dining together at a little restaurant on East 51st Street. They talked again about war work; they also began...

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