The President's Week, Oct. 23, 1944

The President was busily politicking, but he had his regular chores to do too. Last week he:

¶ Almost—but not officially—recognized the De Gaulle Government in France, referred to it, for the first time, as a de facto "government" (see FOREIGN NEWS).

¶ Saluted China with a 130-word message of good cheer on the 33rd anniversary of the Chinese revolution (see FOREIGN NEWS).

¶ Addressed diplomats of 19 American republics, in celebration of Columbus Day, urging speedy organization for world security.

¶ Praised the Italian people in a second Columbus Day speech.

¶ Assured a group of Polish-American voters...

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