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....

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