THE PRESIDENCY: Look Homeward, Gerald Ford

Thomas G. ("Tommy the Cork") Corcoran was a 32-year-old near genius who helped Franklin Roosevelt redesign the Federal Government and change the American way of life. He is still around Washington, a peppery 73, keeping an eye on things. He believes that few creative changes have been made in our domestic affairs since 1938, the year Roosevelt began to turn to confront Adolf Hitler. It is Corcoran's further observation, delivered with charming acerbity, that we now need many fundamental readjustments in our national life-style of the magnitude of those F.D.R. instituted,...

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