The big blowoff came at last in the House of Representatives. The occasion was the need of Franklin D. Roosevelt's bureaus for more money.

One by one the House ripped up the requests, or saddled the appropriations with crippling amendments. In one long, fierce, exhausting session the House made a shambles of the Administration's whole subsidy and price-control program, wiped out the domestic bureau of Elmer Davis' OWI and the National Youth Administration, and, as a final stab, killed the President's pet little bureau, the National Resources Planning Board (which is headed...

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