THE CABINET: Exit Mr. Cummings

The 54th Attorney General of the U. S. last week held his "farewell" press conference. He reviewed his labors, which began with an opinion on the President's power to call a bank holiday, written personally, in penciled long hand, in the Library of Congress while his chief's first inaugural was in progress March 4, 1933. He recalled the hot legal battles of AAA and NRA; the building of the FBI from a sleuthing unit to an armed force with powers of arrest and a sharp-toothed Federal crime code behind it; the improvement of...

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