Washington Wire

T. R. B.
October 1953
New Republic;10/12/53, Vol. 129 Issue 11, p2
The article presents the news related to politics and government in the United States as of December 12, 1952. U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower got an enormous majority in 1952, but his party just managed to squeak through. Selection of Earl Warren as the Chief Justice of the U.S. has been criticized by commentator Fulton Lewis. Lewis attacked Warren as an extreme left-winger who favored his state health insurance scheme. He also accused Lewis of defeating a proposed loyalty oath for California state college teachers. Economist Adolph Berle reported that private insurance companies now own ten percent of the national wealth.


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