U.S. At War: Dr. Feis Gives Notice

Last week Cordell Hull may have harvested abroad the greatest triumph of his career (see p. 13), but in the corridors of his State Department there was a distinct scent of resignation, in every sense of the word. The family, neither little nor happy, was breaking up. Latest withdrawal from a team that isn't there: Dr. Herbert Feis, since 1931 the chief economic adviser in the Department.

Of expert Herbert Feis it was once said "he looks like Harpo and talks like Karl Marx." The Harpo crack is an exaggeration, the Karl part a misunderstanding. Feis, a Hoover holdover, loves fast conversation...

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