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Almost lost among the horde of New- Dealers who overrun Washington is a retired Manhattan lawyer named Edward Bruce. He holds no important portfolio, has no mouth-filling title, draws no fancy salary. Yet he works well and hard for his friend in the White House by giving special advice to the State and Treasury Departments. As an expert on silver, he accompanied the U. S. delegation to the ill-starred London Economic Conference last June.

But Edward Bruce is more notable as a landscape and mural artist than as a second-string New Dealer. While in...

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