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Tumulty, Former Wilson Aide, Asks Roosevelt to Act in Palestine Crisis

An appeal to maintain President Woodrow Wilson’s policy of broadest possible rights for the Jews in Palestine was made today by Joseph P. Tumulty, President Wilson’s ex-secretary, in a message to President Roosevelt. Recalling that President Wilson helped to draft the Balfour Declaration and subsequently expressed his support of the Jewish homeland, Mr. Tumulty asked Mr. Roosevelt to intervene to prevent a change in British policy that would stop or curtail Jewish immigration.