Books: Prophet of the New Deal

THE INNOCENTS AT CEDRO: A MEMOIR OF THORSTEIN VEBLEN AND SOME OTHERS —Robert L Duffus—<Macmillan ($2).

Robert L. Duffus, of the New York Times editorial staff, is a highly competent journalist and a philosophical anarchist with an acute sympathy for the underdog. He is also a living refutation of the theory that the New York Times can make no use of a journalist who is left of center.

Duffus hails from a small town in Vermont. He got his schooling at California's Leland Stanford, worked for Editor Fremont Older's San Francisco Bulletin, the...

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