THE PRESIDENCY: Delinquents

At the White House, last week was a week of visits. President Roosevelt and Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau sipped tea one afternoon with Mr. Chen, Mr. Koo, Mr. Kuo and Ambassador Sze, emissaries of China, who were there to make polite inquiries about the future of their country, inasmuch as the New Deal had seen fit to boost the price of silver so high as to force China off the silver standard.* Another set of callers included Vice President Garner, Senator Fletcher of Florida and Senator Brown of New Hampshire, who sought...

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