TITLE

The History of Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Gerald W.
PUB. DATE
October 1950
SOURCE
New Republic;10/30/50, Vol. 123 Issue 18, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information about the book "The American As Reformer," by Arthur M. Schlesinger. A citizen of the U.S. as a reformer, according to Schlesinger, is first of all a private citizen, for as soon as he gets a political job he becomes an administrator. The reformer is for abolishing every evil assoon as it becomes manifest, the major party is for abolishing no evil until it becomes unendurable. The pressure group is the best means yet devised for convincing a major party that a specific evil is in fact unendurable, hence its immense development in recent years.
ACCESSION #
14491199

 

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