Making Over the Cabinet

Straight, Michael
March 1942
New Republic;3/9/42, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p321
Focuses on the need for reorganizing the Cabinet in the U.S. Argument against work efficiency of Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson and Secretary of Commerce, Jesse Jones; View that under Hull the Department has been an inchoate mass, moving from blunder to blunder; Criticism on Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins's deficiencies to run the Department of Labor; Failure of Jones to increase production of strategic materials; Assessment of Jesse's commercial policies and programs; Description about the structure of War Cabinet in Great Britain; Limitation in the American Cabinet system.


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