National Affairs: General Feeling

Summoned to the White House one day last week was Floyd Leslie Carlisle, chairman of not one but two of the country's great utility companies, Consolidated Edison and Niagara Hudson Power. President Roosevelt is not on intimate terms with any powermen but Mr. Carlisle's and the President's cordial dislike of each other is something of a record, dating as it does from pre-New Deal days, when Franklin Roosevelt was Governor of New York State, Mr. Carlisle's bailiwick. But now, with a Grade A business recession on his hands, the President, like Mr. Hoover...

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