Education: Tugwell to Puerto Rico

Dr. Rexford Guy Tugwell, one of the most trusted Brain Trusters of the First New Deal, last week got a new job: chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico. Paradoxically, although it returned him to his original calling as an educator, it looked more like a step toward a political comeback.

Dr. Tugwell, who learned Brain Trusting as a professor at Columbia University, resigned from the Resettlement Administration and the Second New Deal in 1936 to become a businessman (American Molasses Co.). Two years later New York City's Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia made him chairman of his City Planning Commission. Last winter Secretary...

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