Washington Notes

T. R. B.
December 1942
New Republic;12/28/42, Vol. 107 Issue 26, p856
Discusses the economic developments in the U.S. Fight for farm price-control legislation; Ban on sale of gasoline in seventeen Eastern states to holders of A, B and C ration books; Attention to the attitude of Washington bureaucrats and sub-bureaucrats toward oil and gasoline consumers; Commitment to fight the war through to a victorious conclusion; Information that the Office of Price Administration has rationed a few scarce commodities and is preparing to ration others.


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