No Ordinary Time - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Chapter 24 Summary

On March 24, 1945, the President was in Hyde Park with Eleanor. They were planning a trip to London and even a visit to the Middle East and Asia. Nevertheless, FDR was getting physically weaker.

Stalin was holding Poland captive and not allowing free elections there. Roosevelt cabled him on March 29 about "the concern with which I view the developments of mutual interest since our fruitful meetings at Yalta…" Stalin answered in an evasive way. That afternoon FDR left for a two-week visit to Warm Springs, Georgia.

A week later, news leaked that Russia was going to get three votes in the United Nations General Assembly. Roosevelt tried to minimize the reactions of outrage.

On April 9, Lucy Mercer and her artist friend arrived in Warm Springs. Roosevelt now was enjoying the company of two women, as well as two female cousins. While sitting for his...

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