Battle of Titans


Pride & joy of Henry Wallace is the Board of Economic Warfare. Last week he found it in mortal danger from Jesse Jones, the Administration's Old Man of the Sea. Like a mother bear with a cub in trouble, Henry Wallace attacked in full fury.

Jesse Jones had never been reconciled to letting control of wartime stockpiles pass to BEW from his own Reconstruction Finance Corp. Up & down Capitol Hill Jesse Jones went, working steadily on his wide circle of friends and debtors, even hinting publicly that he considered BEW an irresponsible one-man show. A whispering campaign started in...

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