TITLE

The Truth About the PAC

AUTHOR(S)
Hillman, Sidney
PUB. DATE
August 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;8/21/44, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the various issues related to establishment of the Political Action Committees (PAC) of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and the National Citizens (NC) in the U.S. Purpose of organizing CIO-PAC in order to arouse the working men and women of the United States to a sense of responsibility as citizens; Discussion about working of CIO-PAC before and after the Democratic National Convention; Aim behind establishment of NC-PAC; Reduction in the number of people exercising their right to vote; Arrangement of funds for ClO-PAC by ClO and its affiliated unions; Drive by CIO-PAC to register the vote; Campaign of these organizations to demonstrate the importance of the right to franchise; Endeavor to mobilize progressive vote in important primary elections throughout the nation.
ACCESSION #
14671273

 

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