THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Sep. 23, 1935

Ambassador Robert Worth Bingham dropped in for a talk on the Ethiopian crisis before returning to his London post. Secretary Roper arrived to discuss his Commerce Department's budget. Harold Ickes and Harry Hopkins appeared to row over relief policy (see col. 2). But at the close of Squire Roosevelt's second vacation week at Hyde Park House, his visitors had left only one resignation behind. That came from New York City's Works Progress Administrator Hugh Samuel Johnson. "It ain't gonna be any more pro bono publico," declared the grinning General. "I've got to...

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