|In the hullabaloo which has followed the President's proposal to ease the pressure of the courts on social legislation, the real point at issue is in danger of being submerged. The point might be phrased in the form of a question: What would you do if you were President of the United States, following a mandate such as that delivered in the last election? >>more...>>
Title: Stuart Chase's Letter to the New York Times
Author: Chase, Stuart
Date: February 15, 1937
- Court Packing
Notes: Stuart Chase's Letter to the New York Times
Chase's letter, which was not published, served as the model for Roosevelt's speech of March 4th.