THE PRESIDENCY: Trade & Tariff

Press of business has kept President Roosevelt, a year in office, from acting on what has for decades been a prime tenet of his party—revision of Republican tariffs. Last week he finally got down to the problem of devising a tariff and foreign trade program for his Administration. To his office he called George N. Peek, once head of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Secretaries Hull, Wallace and Roper; Robert Lincoln O'Brien, chairman of U. S. Tariff Commission, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Tugwell, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Dickinson, Assistant Secretary of State Sayre,...

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