National Affairs: Red Meat & Old Eggs

Since the days of King Charles I England has had its Poet Laureate, given him a pension and two hogsheads of Canary wine (or its monetary equivalent). Last week it became known that the U. S. also has a practicing poet on its payroll. His name is J. Alvin Kugelmass, onetime contributor to Scribner's and the American Mercury and his pay is $19.23 a week, the CWA wage for research workers. Since he is a CWA worker employed not for the pleasure of his sovereign but for the social and economic welfare of the country, Administrator Hopkins detailed him to make...

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