THE CABINET: Biggs Out

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Two years ago when a newly-elected President was about to take over the Government, many a candidate sought the job of Solicitor General (salary: $10,000). The Attorney General sits in the Cabinet and runs the Department of Justice but the Solicitor General is his right-hand man, the Government's No. 1 trial lawyer. Knowing Franklin Roosevelt's preferences, insiders were sure that the New Deal's Solicitor General would be Felix Frankfurter, if that Harvard Law Schooler would accept. Hard was the road of those who wanted to beat Professor Frankfurter to the job....

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