GERALD W. JOHNSON: The Superficial Effect

Johnson, Gerald W.
March 1954
New Republic;3/15/54, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p16
Comments on the partial treatment of some public officials towards other politicians. Modern tone of speakers in public office; Accusation against former President George Washington of plotting the subversion of the republic; Opinion on the inauguration of the nationalization of women by former president Thomas Jefferson.


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