Annotated Text and Audio link to March 1st 1945 Yalta Speech

Sunday, May 2, 2010

The Probable Truth of the Lucy Mercer Affair

Here's a letter found in the Westbrook Pegler file at the Herbert Hoover Library. It lays out what is probably the true story of how Eleanor learned about Lucy Mercer and how she reacted ab when she she did.
Even a very prominent FDR historian who has written about the affair has told me privately that he believes this version to be the truth. For your reading pleasure:

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