U.S. At War: State of the Union

This was the week when Franklin Roosevelt must deliver his message on the state of the Union. The President toiled and moiled over its phraseology. He kept his visitors list to a minimum, his desk clear of everything save business that could not wait.

For Franklin Roosevelt well knew that the new 78th Congress was less friendly than any of its predecessors, that any program he presented would have to run a gantlet of enemies on both sides of the aisle. And Franklin Roosevelt, who has his own ideas about the war, the peace to...

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