National Affairs: Garner v. Wagner v. Hoover

Federal relief for the fourth winter of the Depression last week became a matter of three-way compromise, with the House, the Senate and the President all at odds. Individual pride of opinion ran high. The White House threatened a veto if its will were denied. The Senate had "principles" it swore it would never surrender. The House, through its Speaker, raged and cursed to have its own way. Meanwhile the destitute of the nation trembled in fear lest they in their plight get nothing from a quarrelsome capital. Early this month the House...

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