THE CABINET: Greatest Since

Andrew William Mellon was the Cabinet hero of the Harding-Coolidge-Hoover era William Hartman Woodin, cheery but inactive, has not yet qualified for a similar role in the Roosevelt era. Nor have the new heads of the State, Justice, War, Navy Agriculture, Commerce or Interior departments yet achieved historic stature. The first woman Secretary of Labor, Frances Perkins (Wilson) has been receiving quiet plaudits ever since her first hour in office as the most human, humane and intelligent incumbent since her post was founded in 1913. But the first phrase of praise with resonance...

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