Is Congress Curable?

Bliven, Bruce
July 1943
New Republic;7/19/43, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p66
Offers observations on actions of the U.S. Congress that have surprised and shocked many Americans. Effect of decisions taken by Congress on Americans; Decline in the rate of producing military weapons; Effect of the Smith-Connally bill on the production rate of military weapons; Impact of black markets and violated price ceilings on the U.S. economy; Power politics being played by the members of the Congress; Criticism of U.S. President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, about his policies on North Africa; Response of trade unions to the Smith-Connally bill.


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