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THE ADMINISTRATION: Troubleshooter's Exit

For more than six years, W. Stuart Symington has been a tireless troubleshooter for Harry Truman. He has handled four mettle-testing Washington assignments...

Business & Finance: A Round of Applause

When W. Stuart Symington was RFC administrator, he resolutely refused to place Government orders for tin at the sky-high prices that the U.S. had been paying in...

GOVERNMENT: A Prod from Truman

After President Truman nominated Harry A. McDonald, a Republican, to succeed W. Stuart Symington as RFC boss, the Senate banking committee refused to approve...

CIVILIAN DEFENSE: Barely Time to Duck

A lot of anxious and perplexed U.S. citizens trooped to Washington last week. They were civilian defense directors of many states, mayors representing some 60...

TAXES: Incentive

The National Security Resources Board, under hustling Chairman W. Stuart Symington, last week announced a broad policy to speed up plant expansion, thus make...

Blueprints for War

Locked up in Uncle Sam's cupboard were all the potions and powers needed to put the U.S. economy on a full war basis. And last week it looked as if they would...

THE ADMINISTRATION: Musical Chairs

With President Truman calling the tunes from his Key West watering place, official Washington last week bustled about in a brisk game of musical chairs. It was...

INVESTIGATIONS: Experts & Explanations

Peering benevolently over the tops of his reading glasses, Georgia's canny Representative Carl Vinson clapped down his gavel and brought the proceedings to...

THE ADMINISTRATION: Fortune's Wheel

In the midst of the steel crisis, Harry Truman took time out to fill two big jobs in his official family. He nominated rich, handsome W. Stuart Symington to...

LIGHT METALS: Kiss & Make Up

The Aluminum Co. of America and the Surplus Property Administration have been tossing brickbats at one another for months. But last week they started throwing...

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