POLITICAL NOTES: Handsome Hoosier

One night last week 14 men met in Washington's exclusive Cosmos Club for dinner. Ostensible purpose: to honor bouncing young Herman B. Wells, president of Indiana University. Real purpose: a get-acquainted meeting for Paul Vories McNutt and the Janizariat of the New Deal.

Assembled were such Inner Circlers as Tommy Corcoran, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, SEComrnissioner Edward ("Big Ed") Eicher, Federal Works Administrator John Carmody, Ernest Lindley, journalist, who helps write the McNutt speeches. Two men arranged the dinner: Economist David Cushman Coyle, Federal Security Counsel Fowler Harper, onetime dean...

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