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• Franklin D. Roosevelt
Executive Order 6173 on the N.R.A.
June 16, 1933

Pursuant to the authority of "An Act to encourage national industrial recovery, to foster fair competition, and to provide for the construction of certain useful public works, and for other purposes," approved June 16, 1933, and in order to effectuate the policy set forth in Title I—Industry Recovery— of said Act;

1. I hereby appoint Hugh Johnson to be the Administrator for Industrial Recovery under said Title I of said act.

2. I hereby appoint a Special Industrial Recovery Board to be composed of the following members: The Secretary of Commerce, Chairman; the Attorney General; the Secretary of the Interior; the Secretary of Agriculture; the Secretary of Labor; the Director of the Budget; the Administrator for Industrial Recovery; the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

The Administrator during the ensuing 30 days shall have authority, subject to the general approval of the Special Industrial Recovery Board, to appoint the necessary personnel on a temporary basis to conduct hearings and to do such other and necessary work as authorized under Title I of said act.

Citation: Franklin D. Roosevelt: "Executive Order 6173 on the N.R.A.", June 16, 1933. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=14670.
 
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