The President's Week, Feb. 14, 1944

Junketing in California, Vice President Henry Wallace was asked the inevitable question at a San Francisco press conference. He replied:

"There is no doubt in my mind that the President will run. Perhaps there is a doubt in his mind. . . . As for me, I am in the lap of the gods."

This was pretty official on Term IV; its acknowledgment could come from only one higher source. That source, as usual, was mum.

Last week the President, besides being mum:

¶ Handed the OWI intra-bureau warfare (TIME, Feb. 7) right back to OWI....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!