INDUSTRY: Motor Code

Behind all the whooping headlines, NRA's biggest concrete achievement last week was President Roosevelt's signing of the automobile code. It was the fifth major industry to be brought under a permanent trade agreement, which affected some 300,000 factory workers, promised new jobs for some 40,000 more.* The motor code was flown by Army plane from Washington to the President's home at Hyde Park in the lap of Miss Frances ("Robbie") Robinson, pert secretary to Recovery Administrator Johnson. The President mulled over it in his cubby-hole study, talked with General Johnson by long-distance...

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