Human Element

To Franklin Roosevelt last week came many a quiet reminder of the human tragedies, joys and kindnesses that go on in peacetime and in war. On one sober, solemn day he presented Congressional Medals of Honor to the families of two of his old friends who had died heroes' deaths in the Solomons (see p. 86). And twice more in the week the busy routine of White House news was stopped for the business of humanity.

Reunion in Amarillo. To the White House went a plea from Widow Mary Phillips of Shawnee, Okla....

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