National Affairs: Moment for Margaret

One of the hardest jobs the President had to do last week was to sit still in Key West while his daughter made her radio debut in Detroit. Margaret had a good choir-average soprano voice, and she had trained it faithfully for years. Had she been anyone else, most of the U.S. would have missed her show. But now a record 15 million listeners waited for the worst.

On the crowded stage of Detroit's Music Hall, Margaret faced the nearly empty auditorium in a blue, off-shoulder gown and a mantle of apparent composure. The Music Digest Sunday Evening Hour tactfully announced...

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