Perkins Goes to War

Link, J. Ashford
February 1942
New Republic;2/9/42, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p199
Focuses on the executive director of Economic Warfare Board (EWB), Milo Perkins. Merger of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce under the wing of EWB done by Perkins; Duplication of functions of other government agencies done by EWB; Establishment of the Stamp Plan by Perkins; Information on the letter sent by Perkins to Henry Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture; Appointment of Perkins as the assistant of Wallace and his works in the field of marketing agreements and export subsidies; Formation of a policy committee by Perkins, to provide continuous rather than consecutive consideration of export licenses; Collaboration of EWB with the U.S. Air Force.


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