2012-09-26 / Perspectives
Reflections from the Cat Bird Seat
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in 1937, in his second of 4 terms, was being accused, bitingly, by Congress of purposely attempting to “pack” the U. S. Supreme Court with justices of his personal choosing. Meanwhile, major contracts were being awarded the steel and automobile unions for the first time, that same year. In Lakehurst, N.