TITLE

LABORS TASK IN THE PRECINCT

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Harold J.
PUB. DATE
January 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;1/5/53, Vol. 128 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on results of political participation of U.S. Governor Adlai Stevenson and U.S. President Harry S. Truman in the Presidential elections of 1953. Comparison of number of votes won by Stevenson with those of Truman in the last four years; Reasons for the failure of organized labor in St. Louis; Failure to influence the votes of union wives; Failure to perfect the machinery of labor in politics; Need to plan political activity in terms of adequate financing and continuity; Importance of developing ward organizations for success in political activities; Method for building ward organizations; Citation of an example on effectiveness of the approach in case of State Senator Robert Pentland.
ACCESSION #
14557347

 

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