TERRITORIES: Minister of Colonies

Two months ago President Roosevelt bunched the Washington government of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands all under a new Division of Territories & Island Possessions in the Department of Interior. Last week he found a man to run the lot along New Deal lines. The man was Dr. Ernest Henry Gruening.

Dr. Gruening is no doctor of philosophy like Dr. Tugwell or Dr. Moley, but a real M. D. His medical practice, however, has been devoted mostly to curing social...

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