Mr. Roosevelt Makes a Promise

This week Franklin Roosevelt attacked the problem of inflation. And as on March 4, 1933 he attacked Depression by excoriating "the money-changers in the temple," so on Sept. 7, 1942 he attacked Depression's opposite by putting the blame on the lawmakers in the Capitol.

Remember April. First in a message to Congress, later in a fireside chat with the public, he reminded the world that in April he had laid down a seven-point program* for inflation control, that on only two of the seven points—higher taxes and control of farm prices—he had asked Congressional action.

To Congress he said: "I regret to...

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