THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Jul. 8, 1935

Down beside President Roosevelt's desk last week sat Arthur Ernest Morgan, teacherish head of Tennessee Valley Authority, to arrange an exchange of personal favors. Dr. Morgan just wanted to be sure that the President would not stand for the constrictive changes which the House Military Affairs Committee made in his TV Amendments. Mr. Roosevelt just wanted to ask whether Dr. Morgan would take care of 18-year-old Son John Roosevelt for the summer, give him an unpaid job doing TVA "field surveys." They had no disagreement about obliging...

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