National Affairs: Roosevelt Secretariat

Hungry for information about important appointments, the 22 newshawks covering President-elect Roosevelt at Warm Springs, Ga. last week got their first definite preview of the next administration. After March 4, they were told, the White House secretariat would be composed of three onetime reporters—Col. Louis McHenry Howe, Stephen T. Early and Marvin Hunter McIntyre. The next President is determined to get a better "press" than his predecessor. White House secretaries, buffers between the President and the public, have the power to set an administration's tone with the Washington correspondents, who largely help...

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