National Affairs: Short of War

When the U. S. again goes to war, three master agencies will rise overnight in Washington: 1) a Selective Service Administration, to draft man power; 2) a War Resources Administration, to draft and rule industry for the duration; 3) a Public Relations Administration, to mold the mass U. S. mind to the uses of war. Last week the top personnel of the Resources Administration was selected.

Without warning Assistant Secretaries Louis Arthur Johnson (War) and Charles Edison (Navy) suddenly announced the creation of a civilian advisory committee to work with the joint Army &...

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