Out of the Top Drawer

This time there was no fanfare. There were not even any new anagrams—as when NDAC became OPM, OPM became SPAB and SPAB became WPB.

But this time there was just as big a change as in any of those elaborate overturns. Donald Nelson got himself a whole cabinet of new executives. And this time the new bosses are not merely men who had fancy titles in their companies. They are men out of the real top drawer of private industry.

In the same week that Donald Nelson helped President Roosevelt pick a real...

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