On December 7, 1941, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt talked about the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour at the beginning of her regularly-scheduled weekly radio program on NBC.
Favoured by the great majority of the three denominations, the union, however, left behind powerful remnants in the Presbyterian Church who wished to continue as before. What is more, they were determined to fight and take what they believed to be theirs. […]
We are drawn into the struggle for control of a Melbourne private school, identifying with the heroine, headmistress Joan Montgomery, barracking for her supporters even in their missteps, willing the plotters to fail, hoping for right to defeat might while suspecting that in the end the numbers will tell a different story. […]