Letters, Oct. 10, 1932

Roosevelt's Moley Sirs:

I note in TIME, Sept. 19, an account of next-President Roosevelt's junket to the West and the remark that "Columbia's Professor Raymond Moley, head of the 'brain trust' which supplies the Governor with economic data," was on the campaign train. I studied political science under Professor Moley at Columbia some eight years ago and thought him shrewd, honest, fearless. His work as head of the Cleveland crime commission (about 1923) brought him wide fame and the attention of a number of Cleveland thugs who waylaid him one night, fortunately without...

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