THE PRESIDENCY: Back to the Front

While Franklin Roosevelt was splashing in a glass-covered swimming pool, driving out to inspect Rural Resettlement and CCC projects, and generally amusing himself last week at Warm Springs, taunts were being hurled at him from a distance. Why, the taunters demanded, did he not do something about Sit-Down Strikes?

His old critic, Columnist David Lawrence, pointed a monitory finger at Section 5299 of the U. S. revised statutes. That law says that whenever "domestic violence, unlawful combinations, or conspiracies in any State" so obstruct the execution of its laws as to ''deprive any...

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