February 1949
New Republic;2/28/49, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p7
Presents information on political and economic conditions in the U.S. Details about the Economic Stability Act of 1949 that has been designed to promote maximum employment, production and purchasing power; Debate in the U.S. Congress regarding the construction of the New Johnsonville steam plant; Information on the national health insurance program of U.S. President Harry S. Truman; Proposals made by politician Walter Reuther about a new program for housing; Reference to Truman's budget message in which he reminded the Congress that veterans' legislation should be considered in the light of existing social-welfare programs; Comparison of budget proposals made by politician Henry Wallace with that of Truman's budget plan.


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