THE PRESIDENCY: Business, Pleasure & Politics

Five pounds lighter from his jaunt afield to Arkansas, Texas, Indiana (TIME, June 22), Franklin Roosevelt settled down last week to the not-so-arduous business of getting rid of Congress. Canceling his trip to the Yale-Harvard boat races, also his week-end yacht cruise, he swept his signature across scores of bills, none of which seemed to cause him great concern. Nor did he bother to put positive pressure on Congress to block or save any important measure. Thus he had time to attend to several other matters:

¶ To write a note to Attorney General...

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