THE CABINET: Consumers' Deal

Biggest day in the life of Cordell Hull since he became Secretary of State was the day last week when he sat down at Franklin Roosevelt's desk to put his name on a reciprocal trade treaty with Canada. By that act he served one of his most profound convictions. Nothing has ever shaken Mr. Hull's faith in the venerable Democratic doctrine of low tariff. To him a tariff fence erected to prevent men trading with other men across a man-made international boundary line is no less an economic crime than any law passed...

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