The one eye President Roosevelt keeps on domestic affairs wore a worried look last week. Congress was bucking in harness. Congressmen were as frightened over price-control legislation as local businessmen in their States were smug over rising prices. Yet the need for control was apparent; inflation was only a few hops & skips and one big jump away; already the defense program was costing the U.S. perhaps one-third more than necessary.

Defense was boggling along in a Sargasso Sea of red tape, internecine jealousies and an out-&-out struggle for control, a struggle now...

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