TITLE

Playing Politics with Jobs

PUB. DATE
September 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;9/4/44, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p278
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on political events of the U.S. and news briefs. Intention of the politician Harry S. Truman to run for the post of Vice President; Comments on the complete absence of understanding of the need of supporting full employment and mass purchasing power; Comment that the George Bill introduced in the U.S. Congress eliminated two or three million federal employees from the insufficient safeguards and left them outside the demobilization unemployment benefits; Notice by the Congress to war workers that there is going to be an employment slump after the war; Views of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the proposed bill; Impression of U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles on the Bill; Criticism of the Political Action Committee by an official of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; Speculation of a meeting between Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; Assertion that implementation of Bretton Woods monetary proposals is essential for agreement at the Dumbarton Oaks Security Conference.
ACCESSION #
14677082

 

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