U.S. At War: Master Pattern

Another great, "final" reorganization of the U.S. war effort began to emerge. In Washington's high places, talk of an Economic High Command had turned from whether? to how? Even the men who are now top dog in their own fields, and must someday take orders from such a High Command, were ready to give up their prerogatives as the price of order, which is the price of victory.

One man who foresaw the need was handsome, silver-topped Paul Vories McNutt, who looked at his title of Manpower Tsar and found it meaningless. McNutt's job...