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February 27, 1942

F.D.R. Says: “It Is Hopeless to SEND REINFORCEMENTS TO P.I.”

Each day, after reading the propaganda headline, I vowed that I’d never again look at the Nishi-Nishi — until I saw the lying rag the next day.

Daphne contributed some more of the latest news “right out of the horse’s mouth.”

“If the Japanese fail to get out of Manila in seventy-two hours, Roosevelt will send Eleanor to clear them out.”