chapter  3
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Roosevelt's Election and the Banking Crisis of 1933

Columbia University law professor; Rexford G. Tugwell, economics professor at the Teacher's College of Columbia University and an authority on agriculture; and Adolf Berle, who was also in the Columbia law school and whose study of the modem corporation (coauthored with Gardiner Means) was published in the summer of 1932 (Berle and Means 1932). A fourth member, Basil O'Connor, was FDR's law partner and played only a minor role in the Brain Trust.