THE PRESIDENCY: Front Seat

Most of last week the real seat of U. S. Government was the front seat of President Roosevelt's specially-built Plymouth touring car. In it for hours at a time he drove along the dried clay roads around Warm Springs, Ga. carrying all problems of state under his soft felt hat.

While a secret service man and a secretary sat in the open tonneau, the President and his closest advisers held elbow-to-elbow conferences. He urged Secretary Ickes to get up steam behind the new Civil Works program. With General Johnson he discussed 25 codes which...