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'^-frpaqes THE NATIONS CAPITAL
in SOUVENIR PICTURES PRESIDENT FRANKLIN P. ROOSEVELT | VICE PRESIDENT HENRY A. WALLACE | Harris-Ewmg Photo. K'.ir St.ifT Photo Wide World Photo. The inauguration of President Roosevelt and Vice President Wallace comes in the midst of a tremendous national effort to gear American in dustry, economics and man power to the development of notional defense against a pressing danger. This peaceful, beautiful Capitol has become the focus of world attention. Its busy streets, hurrying workers, crowded offices reflect the bustling activity of a Nation at work. And this work— arming to the teeth—is directed from Washington But against this back ground of war preparation, there is the permanent, ever changing Washing ton, a city designed and developed, not as the Capital of a belligerent Nation, but as a city symbolic of the spiritual aspirations of a peaceful Democ racy—a Democracy founded in the belief that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the inherent rights of every citizen The tempo of the present is the furious tempo of war. But that is a fleeting phase in the development of the beautiful Washington of the present and the future. That Washing ton is the theme carried out pictorially in this inaugural edition of The Star. Star Staff Photo.