The End of the New Deal

Cowley, Malcolm
May 1943
New Republic;5/31/43, Vol. 108 Issue 22, p729
Presents information on the abandonment of the New Deal policies. Abolition of the U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps by the U.S. Congress; Information on the fact that the Farm Security Administration will cease to exist at the end of the fiscal year, unless the agricultural-appropriations bill is rewritten by the Senate; Allocation of limited funds to Securities and Exchange Commission; Impact of the limited funds on the commission's role of protecting the investors; Responsibility of the National Labor Relations Board to successfully administer the Wagner Act; Desertion of several programs related to housing and public health due to lack of appropriations; Failure of the New Dealers to act boldly; Resignation of a whole lot of New Dealers from their respective offices; Defeat of a whole class of people who went to work for the government, not in the expectation of becoming rich or powerful, but simply because they wanted to have fruitful careers and get things done.


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