New Face; Old Faces

Franklin Roosevelt remarked last week that newspaper columnists and radio commentators had been very kind indeed: they had offered him not one but five new, complete Cabinets.

No newcomers had joined the official Administration family, as yet. But a round, familiar face popped up in a new place: Paul Porter, 40, who press-agented Term IV for the Democratic National Committee, got a Presidential nomination as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, to take the place of James Lawrence Fly (TIME, Nov. 13).

Among politicians the choice was popular; the top radio trade journals (Broadcasting, Radio Daily) praised the appointment. Kentuckian...

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