RELIEF: Cold Weather

A year ago this time the Federal Relief Administration was humming with great plans for taking care of the unemployed during the winter. President Roosevelt had just authorized a Civil Works program and Relief Administrator Hopkins was getting ready to provide CWA jobs for 4,000,000 jobless, to distribute the first CWA pay checks before Thanksgiving (TIME, Nov. 20). Last week, however, cold weather was almost upon the country and President Roosevelt had not yet made up his mind as to how he would handle this winter's relief problem.

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