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Stuart Chase's Letter to the New York Times

Classification: Court Packing
Publication:
Date: February 15, 1937
Author: Chase, Stuart
Type: Letter

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

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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.