RECOVERY: Midway Man

Midway Man "It is fully expected that the Congress will shortly pass a new act extending the life of NRA with certain modifications and additions."

So said Franklin Roosevelt last week. It was a simple declaration of well-known fact. Yet on the surface it had all the earmarks of a political fantasy.

Why should any such thing happen? Labor has called NRA a snare and delusion. General Johnson called it a dead dodo. As a Recovery measure New Dealers have privately admitted it is a flop. Untold manufacturers kick about its theory and...

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