Pg… 19 President Truman's First Week
Pg… 26 San Francisco Plays Host at Conference
Pg… 28 Editorial: Dumbarton Oaks and San Francisco
Pg… 75 Hitler's Hide–out
Pg… 31 Maharaja of Manipur Returns
Pg… 84 ARTICLE – Roosevelt: The Master of Politics, by Eliot Janeway
Pg… 42 ESSAY – LIFE's Artists Record a World at War
Pg… 37 MOVIES – Eleanor Parker Portrays Bette Davis Role
Pg… 69 MODERN LIVING – Precipitron Cleans Dirty Air
Pg… 81 THEATER – "The Glass Menagerie"
Pg… 94 SPORTS – Ann Curtis Stars in Swimming Meet
Pg… 2 OTHER DEPARTMENTS – Letters to the Editors
Pg… 82 OTHER DEPARTMENTS – Speaking of Pictures: Foreman Makes Miniatures of Early Vehicles
Pg… 13 OTHER DEPARTMENTS – LIFE's Reports: "Voolei Von, Mamzelle," by John Neill
Pg… 100 OTHER DEPARTMENTS – LIFE Goes to a Magicians' Hangout
Pg… 106 OTHER DEPARTMENTS – Miscellany: Fala LIFE'S PICTURES Cover: George Skadding, LIFE staff photographer whose pictures appear in the story of President Truman's first week (pp. 19–25), has covered Washington and the White House for the last 16 years. Formerly president of the White House News Photographers association, he has been its executive secretary since 1941. In 1936 he was the only photographer to accompany President Roosevelt throughout South America. Skadding is 40 years old, is married, and joined LIFE's staff in January, 1944.