THE CABINET: Shaky Castle

Last June most newshawks in Washington were surprised and delighted with the extraordinarily free & frank way in which Acting Secretary of State William Richards Castle kept them posted on the diplomatic negotiations which led up to the acceptance of President Hoover's debt moratorium. Last week the State Department's Correspondents' Association presented him with a silver cigaret box to show their appreciation of his candor. Declared Mr. Castle gratefully:

"I said to the President: 'The negotiations are going to be very difficult and pretty technical. With your permission, I would like to keep the Press very fully informed.' The President...

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