THE CABINET: Whispers in the White House

The inside struggle for power in the White House is a struggle as thick with political intrigue as the palace politics of a French court.

The men around the President—Tommy Corcoran, Harry Hopkins, Ben Cohen, Adolf Berle Jr., William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter, William Bullitt, Robert H. Jackson, Samuel I. Rosenman, and the other "brain guys"—pass unrecognized on any streets but Washington's. The views of each of these Presidential advisers differ radically in practically every respect except devotion to the Boss. Berle and The Cork enthusiastically dislike each other; Hopkins has...

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