U.S. At War: Home Front Cabinet

Each time the President has set up a big new agency, most of the citizenry has sighed a whoosh of relief and gone off about their business. But by last week, when OWM was created, the people had no breath left. They were all whooshed out. One agency after another had sprung open at the seams under savage pressure from without, revealing civil wars boiling within.

If there was skepticism about OWM, it seemed something of a pity. This was the President's bravest and best try yet to do three great tasks: 1) to...

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