RECOVERY: Burying the Bones

President Roosevelt last week took up the practical question of disposing of the carcass of the Blue Eagle. His program:

1) Continuation of a codeless, unenforced NRA under a skeleton staff until April 1, 1936—a proposition promptly passed (264-to-121) by the House but threatened with defeat in the Senate by those who wanted NRA's bones more quickly buried.

2) Collection by NRA's skeleton of data on the past success of the codes and on the "orgy of wage slashing" that was expected to follow NRA's unmanning by the Supreme Court.

3) Passage of a...

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