GOVERNMENT: Secretary of Economics

One day last week, Franklin Roosevelt appointed three of the six Executive Assistants with a "passion for anonymity" whom the Reorganization Act allows him. When the news came out one astute reporter dashed over to the white marble palace of the Federal Reserve Board. He wanted to be the first to bring the good news to the President's new economic adviser. He was. Economist Lauchlin ("Lauch") Currie, a man whose economic ideas will henceforth be of No. 1 concern to U. S. business, thanked him.

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