THE CABINET: Exit Johnson

Louis Arthur Johnson last week joined the company of men who once served Franklin Roosevelt. In that company (Lewis Douglas, John Garner, Raymond

Moley, Rex Tugwell, Jim Farley, John Hanes, et al.) were some of greater stature than the departed Assistant Secretary of War. But among them was none more loyal at the start, more bitter at the finish.

How loud, indiscreet Mr. Johnson was appointed Assistant Secretary in 1937 and told that he soon would be Secretary; how he and measeling Secretary Harry Hines Woodring were allowed to frustrate each other and...

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