War Cabinet

President Roosevelt, the man who would not delegate power, suddenly delegated more of it than any other President in history. He set up his War Cabinet. It was streamlined by trial & error, stripped of great hopes, bolstered by new men. The President had picked his men slowly; now he gave them vast authority to direct, control, order, authorize and enforce. No one—not even the five he had chosen—knew exactly how far their great power stretched.

Outside the Army & Navy, the War Cabinet had three men and a team: >Tall, portly Donald...

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