On Ambitious Politicians

Niebuhr, Reinhold
February 1961
New Republic;2/27/61, Vol. 144 Issue 9, p14
Opposes the criticisms directed against ambitious political candidate in the U.S. Compatibility of ambition as a form of self-assurance with creative leadership; Cause of ambivalence toward youthful ambition; Discussion on the moral confusion about human motives; Views that politicians share with all men both ambition and creativity.


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