RELIEF: Playgrounds for Derelicts

If President Hoover had shipped the Bonus Army of 1932 off to pleasant camps to play, putter and carouse at Government expense, the nation's Press would almost certainly have been more indignant than it was at his action in driving the luckless veterans out of Washington with tear gas and bayonets. If the conscientious New York Times had not last fortnight dispatched a man to investigate and report, the quiet but costly fashion in which President Roosevelt dissipated the threat of another Bonus Army would probably have...

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