National Affairs: Moral Victory

The late Andrew William Mellon spent the last years of his long life at two related labors. One was completed before his death last August. Then Franklin D. Roosevelt graciously accepted his $50,000,000 art donations as the nucleus of a National Art Gallery. The other and more difficult was to clear his name of the charge made by the U. S. Treasury in March

1934, that he had misrepresented his dealings in Old Masters and securities, had filed a fraudulent 1931 income tax return. Andrew Mellon was not alive to see the second labor...

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