The John Gardner Brigade

Wieck, Paul R.
June 1973
New Republic;6/2/73, Vol. 168 Issue 22, p21
Presents information on the launch of Common Cause, an organization, by John W. Gardner. Comments on the projects titled the Colorado project and the voting rights project headed by Anne Wexler of Connecticut; View that the Colorado project was the grass-roots prototype and had the charismatic and innovative leadership in Craig Barnes, a gentle but deeply committed young Denver attorney, and David Mixner; Suit against the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for improper implementation of the dollar check-off; Interview of the congressional candidates on reform of seniority and secrecy practices; Role of Common Cause in the fight for reform of seniority and secrecy practices.


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