THE PRESIDENCY: Assistant President?

One day last week President Roosevelt put his signature to one more Executive Order. Its words were momentous. Under an Executive Director it put the National Emergency Council composed of all the Cabinet and the heads of 20 potent government agencies. The members were to advise the Executive Director, whose job was to co-ordinate all administrative functions of the Government. Named to the post of Executive Director was Donald R. Richberg, now on indefinite leave of absence with pay ($14,250) from his post as general counsel to...

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