National Affairs: A. B. A. at Kansas City

In 1932, when the American Bar Association held its annual convention in Washington, its members enthusiastically wrung Herbert Hoover's right hand until it bled. Had he been at Kansas City last week, Franklin Roosevelt's hand would not have bled but his ears might have burned, for 3,000 members of the Law's outstanding professional association met there in a very different state of mind. If anything were needed to put a fine edge on the legal profession's fury at Franklin Delano Roosevelt it was the Constitution Day address three weeks ago in which...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!