National Affairs: New Deal Chorus

Having hit upon the 1829-37 Adminis-tration of hard-shelled, practical old Andrew Jackson as its prototype in U. S. history, the New Deal has made the seventh President's birthday a national political fiesta. Last week, at 36 Jackson Day dinners all over the U. S., $400,000 was raised (wiping out the deficit of the Democratic Party) and New Deal spokesmen let out a chorus of oratory matchless in volume. Unfortunately the Jackson Day chorus—instead of proving an overwhelming performance for which the antimonopoly speeches of Secretary of the Interior Ickes and Assistant Attorney General...

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