National Affairs: Acheson Reports

Many a citizen in the past three years has wanted to reform the reforms of the New Deal, to install standards of judicial fair play in the reform agencies. First effort to reform the reformers was the defunct Logan-Walter bill (for legal tests of administrative rulings), which might have thrown so much sand in the gears that nearly all New Deal agencies would have ground to a halt. In vetoing the bill, President Roosevelt reminded Congress that his Attorney General's committee had been working for two years on the same question, had still to...

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