U.S. At War: Trouble down the Line

The Democratic Party not only had trouble at the top (see p. 14); it faced a pressing down-the-line problem: finding snug berths for party members defeated in November. President Roosevelt started the ball rolling by naming Oklahoma's silver-tongued Senator Josh Lee, who had performed many a New Deal chore, to the Civil Aeronautics Board. It mattered little whether Mr. Lee knows much about aviation ; the rules of the game made him eligible for an early good job.

In a short time able, yet defeated, Senator Prentiss M. Brown will reluctantly move into Leon Henderson's hot spot as head of OPA (see...

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