Washington Notes

T. R. B.
October 1943
New Republic;10/11/43, Vol. 109 Issue 15, p486
Presents information regarding political developments in the U.S. Analysis of the charge of a fourth-term plot to get rid of General George C. Marshall, Chief of Army Staff of the U.S.; Reading of the original plot story to the press conference by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Effort of Roosevelt to give his press conferences more substantial military information; Opening up of the subject of information by the new tax proposals and the President's prospective message to the Congress; Possibility that Congress will reluctantly impose somewhat higher income taxes plus certain new excise taxes, after a probable deadlock with the administration over its effort to impose a general sales tax; Letting down of the bars by Soviet Union in granting visas for American newspapermen.


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