The President's Week, Mar. 27, 1944

The President did not kiss any babies, but that was about the only trick he missed last week. All of a sudden, as the spring wind warmed the first few crocuses, the White House stirred with old-fashioned domestic political activity.

Past the helmeted guards with fixed bayonets, past the uniformed police and the civilian-clothed Secret Servicemen, now thronged an unusual number of civilians, some of them concerned only indirectly with the war. In went three Girl Scouts for the President's thanks for the 15,340,000 hours of service the Scouts had given since Pearl...

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