POST-WAR: Did Mr. Roosevelt Say It?

Strange news came out of Washington over the United Press wires. The President, U.P. declared, has become a great admirer of the policies of the late Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury under Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, and is making plans to pay off this war's debt just as Mellon started paying off the debt for World War I.

Mr. Mellon's mistake, the President is said to have told national leaders recently, was in removing the wartime tax load too soon, thus releasing a flood of surplus purchasing power which Mr. Roosevelt believes contributed to the 1929 stockmarket crash.

So, the...

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