TRANSITION: Exodus Before X-Day

Big-jawed, sandy-haired Charles E. Wilson, No. 2 WPBoss, last week pointedly asked President Roosevelt a question: when could he get back to his old job of running General Electric?

Charlie Wilson first put the question to Franklin Roosevelt some eight months ago, has raised it loudly more than once since. But he has always weakened and stayed on at the President's request. The White House promised Wilson his release "during the summer." Last week Charlie Wilson reminded the White House that it is now summer. He made progress: the President promised to name...

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