THE CABINET: Hopkins Out

Harry Hopkins, who rose from social worker to WPAdministrator to Secretary of Commerce and No. 1 confidant of the President of the U. S., once marveled to a friend: "I have to pinch myself to be sure I am not dreaming. Think of it, a son of an Iowa harness maker in the Cabinet." Harry Hopkins said then that he had entered the Cabinet on a "shoe string" and would go out the same way. Last week came the shoestring marked "Out."

When Franklin Roosevelt let "Uncle Dan" Roper drowse on at Commerce for almost six years, it was apparent that...

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