Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

`No Reason. . .I Should Not Tell You. . .I Miss You. . .'

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

`No Reason. . .I Should Not Tell You. . .I Miss You. . .'

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Excerpts from letters from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, printed in "Constant Companion":

March 6, 1935: "It was good that you got those days on the River - only I think you might have taken me with you when you slipped off, hatless, in the wind. There is a hill - in the back country - perhaps this spring we can go to it. Why is it that our River and our countryside seem to be a part of us?"

Sept. 23, 1935: "Do you know that you alone have known that I was a bit `cast down' these past weeks. I couldn't let anyone else know it - but somehow I seem to tell you all those things and what I don't happen to tell you, you seem to know anyway."

Sept. 30, 1935: "Tomorrow a day in Los Angeles - a huge gathering in the Coliseum - 110,000 people - and I am to appear, drive slowly around and say a few kind words - I can't make out if I am the lion in the Roman Arena or the Early Christian Martyr - I have a new sympathy for both. …

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