Hopkins Papers

The President’s Special Assistant ( Hopkins ) to the President, and Reply by the President 1

All of the below refers to Churchill’s opposition to early calling of conference of United Nations.

There is something behind this talk that we do not know of its basis.

Perhaps we better to wait till later tonight what is on his mind.

All this is rot! local politics2

I am quite sure now he is thinking about the next election in Britain.

  1. The relationship of these notes to the Fourth Plenary Meeting appears from internal evidence and from Sherwood, pp. 862–864. See ante, p. 714.
  2. This line is in Roosevelt’s handwriting.