In an unscheduled two-hour heart to heart talk President Roosevelt last week persuaded Assistant Attorney General Robert Jackson to take the job of Solicitor General, vacated by Stanley Reed's appointment to the Supreme Court. Bob Jackson accepted on the understanding he would be allowed to name his own successor as chief trustbuster to the Department of Justice. But he accepted against the advice of his good & liberal friend, Brain-truster Thomas ("The Cork") Corcoran. For Attorney General Cummings and other Administration Right-wingers the Jackson appointment was a notable victory. Mr. Cummings has...

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