In a city ruled by suits, ties and tight schedules, there exists a burgeoning community unbound by daily monotony and black-and-white rules comic book fans.
Although he never held elective office, Harry Hopkins was arguably the most important figure in President Franklin Roosevelt's administration. As a federal relief administrator, he dispensed billions of dollars to the relief programs that were a hallmark of the New Deal. Then, even though he had absolutely no foreign policy experience, he became the wheelchair-bound Roosevelt's personal envoy to Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin in forging a joint war policy.
The great American engine of democracy is beginning to build up a head of steam, and it remains the finest device created by man to organize collective human action.