THE PRESIDENCY: Do It We Will

When Secretary Steve Early announced last Friday morning that at President Roosevelt's regular press conference that afternoon an important statement would be issued, every man in Washington who had a press pass prepared to attend. In Georgia and South Carolina, 4,000 striking cotton workers had snarled Labor's section of the march toward Recovery. Police engaged in pitched battle with rioting silk workers in New Jersey. Rival coal mine unionists were killing each other in Illinois. Angered by falling commodity prices, disgruntled farmers were getting ready to embroil the Midwest in an agricultural...

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