It Carries On

The U.S. had lost sight of the once-august body that sits at the top of its Government. But the Cabinet was still there, carrying on as ever, a little group of aging men and a woman, busying themselves with routine little duties, junkets, paper-shuffling, the general hobbling of bureaucracy.

All the real work was now done by Czars, of which the U.S. has ten. Cabinet members were left to shift for themselves, and to find whatever glory they could in their titles. Their actions last week: State. Cordell Hull, 71, talked with the...

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