HOUSING: Capitalism's Day

"This Union cannot endure half Communist and half Capitalist. ... I know Secretary Ickes and he is truly an admirable, energetic man. ... He sees ... an opportunity to promote the recovery of business by stimulating the heavy industries . . . producing building materials. ... He has gathered around him a group of admirable, clean-thinking, but not clear-thinking assistants, and they have concluded that they must . . . promote Recovery by clearing the slums and rebuilding them with modern apartment houses. . . . That hits you taxpayers right on...

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