THE PRESIDENCY: Economic Dissertation

Economic Dissertation

Washington was still waiting last week for Franklin Roosevelt to say or do something about Sit-Down. The President sat down and did nothing, and while he did it the situation worked out much to his advantage. New Dealers in Senate and House took the initiative without involving him, thereby appeasing those who wanted action, while the President continued to enjoy the love of Labor to whom silence meant consent (see p. 17).

But if he held his peace on one topic, he spoke out boldly on another of national concern: the...

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