THE CABINET: Teachers & Pupils

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A cozy ceremony took place last week in the White House. President Roosevelt sat in his study—the Oval Room on the second floor, overlooking the wintry south lawn towards the bleak pinnacle of the Washington monument—surrounded by his paintings of white-sailed ships scouring green-blue seas. Around him was gathered an intimate group, some two dozen personal friends and members of his official family. They were there to witness the administration of two oaths of office, simple in themselves, but of large importance to the company inside, to the country...

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