U.S. At War: The President's Week, Nov. 8, 1943

Last week the President:

> Urged Congress to vote $1 billion to give World War II veterans, men & women, a year's free tuition and expense money ($50 a month for a single man, $85 for a married man with one child) at any approved school, college or trade school they care to attend.

> Met with eight business leaders (including Eric A. Johnston, Benjamin F. Fairless, David Sarnoff) whose advice he will henceforth seek from time to time on postwar economic problems. Among the subjects he recommended to their study: reconversion, the future of U.S. synthetic-rubber plants, how to dispose of...

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