THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Aug. 19, 1935

Most weekends Franklin Roosevelt goes cruising on the Sequoia to get away from his troubles. Last week he took his troubles with him in the persons of two Senators and his No. i relief administrator. South Carolina's James Byrnes and Kentucky's Alben Barkley this week will have to deal with a Senate disposed to gnaw and shred the President's tax bill (see p. 16). Harry Hopkins is trying to keep the President's promise to put 3,500,000 unemployed to work by Nov. 1 and at the same time keep organized labor in line in...

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