THE PRESIDENCY: Roosevelt Week: Aug. 28, 1933

Completing what he called "the toughest week" since March 4, President Roosevelt returned from Washington to Hyde Park to continue his vacation. He again commented on the height of the corn as he drove in the gate, said it had grown considerably during his absence. Like his corn, his Recovery Program was last week rapidly approaching full growth. He had signed the oil, steel and lumber codes, thereby bringing three of the nation's largest basic industries under the Blue Eagle in a single week. He was not surprised to hear that Administrator...

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