National Affairs: President's Week: Apr. 15, 1940

Last week the President: > Said a good word for Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, for whose third Antarctic Expedition, still in progress, the House last month refused to vote an additional $250,000 (voted last year: $340,000). Unless Congress reconsiders, the President tutted, 50-odd Byrdmen may be left high & cold in the Antarctic without their Admiral, who last week was headed home on the flagship Bear.

> Approved a comprehensive plan (pending in Congress) to streamline naval administration.

> Received Dr. Charles E. Maddry, Foreign Mission Secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention, who was concerned about Myron Taylor's mission to...

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