THE PRESIDENCY: The Sivampscott Week

The Swampscott Week

(¶ The President took a five-mile walk one morning.

(¶ He appointed Floyd R. Harrison to be a director of the War Finance Corporation, succeeding Frank W. Mondell, resigned. Mr. Harrison has been Assistant to Eugene Meyer Jr., Chairman of the Corporation, had previously served as secretary to David F. Houston and the late Henry C. Wallace, Secretaries of Agriculture.

(¶ He went on a cruise aboard the Mayflower with many-lensed news photographers as his guests—and Melville E. Stone, onetime (1893-1921) General Manager, now Counsellor of the Associated Press, as...

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