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....