"Some Fool Thing"

Following a press conference in the Oval Office, President Roosevelt ruminated on the growing crisis in the East.  Reflecting upon a recent bellicose statement by the head of the Japanese Press Association, FDR speculated with aides about the degree to which those remarks reflected official Japanese policy.

Date: 
Oct 08, 1940
Participants: 
Franklin Roosevelt
Conversation Number: 
48-61:8(2)