The Tories' Wailing Wall

Fuller, Helen
May 1942
New Republic;5/18/42, Vol. 106 Issue 20, p660
Focuses on the role of Senator Harry Flood Byrd and chairman of the Citizens' Emergency Committee Henry Wriston in the U.S. politics and economy. Statement of Byrd that the Citizens' Emergency Committee has worked diligently to spread the gospel of economy; Importance of varied economic techniques learned by Wriston when he was national president of the Anti-Third Term League; Opinion that method of propaganda can be as effective in an economy drive as in an anti-labor drive; Future role of Byrd in dealing with the U.S. government.


Related Articles

  • The Anti-Appropriations Committee. Norquist, Grover G. // American Spectator;Jun2010, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p38 

    The article reports on a newer version of the 1941 Byrd Committee. The Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures (Byrd Committee) was a bicameral body with members from the U.S. House and Senate, designed by Democratic Senator Harry F. Byrd in 1941. With Republicans...

  • HOW MUCH FEDERAL PUBLICITY IS THERE? Lasswell, Harold D.; Larson, Cedric // Public Opinion Quarterly;10/1/38, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p636 

    The present article is a concise summary of the facts alleged by the Byrd committee on the use of publicity by the U.S. government and of certain additional data which bear on the problem. The purpose is to paint an unbiased picture of the situation as it stands today. The select committee to...

  • How Our Tax Dollars Are Wasted. Shalett, Sidney // Saturday Evening Post;8/9/1952, Vol. 225 Issue 6, p12 

    The article comments on the history of the Federal civilian employment from 1939 to the present. The height of emergency period just before the outbreak of World War II, government employment was 3,700,000. The lowest Federal job roll pull back between the end of World War II and the Korean...

  • Byrd's -- Eye Views.  // Vital Speeches of the Day;9/15/64, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p713 

    Presents the text of a speech given by Harry F. Byrd, senator from Virginia, on August 15, 1964 which deals with issues surrounding the U.S. government.

  • At Home.  // National Review Bulletin;12/23/1961, Vol. 11 Issue 25, p4 

    This article gives updates concerning politics in the U.S. as of December 1961. Democratic Governor Millard Tawes is up for re-election in 1962. The Democratic Party remains assured of domination in Virginia as long as Harry Byrd is active. Democrats admit that there has been an upswing in...

  • Washington Notes.  // New Republic;3/16/42, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p364 

    Presents information on socio-politics in the U.S. Information that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his followers have refused to hand the machinery of government to Tories; Statement that the newspaper "Washington Post" is campaigning violently for abolition and restriction of New Deal...

  • Revolt of the Southern Democrats. Fuller, Helen // New Republic;12/27/43, Vol. 109 Issue 26, p909 

    Focuses on the status of the movement in Southern States for the nomination of candidature of U.S. Senator Harry Byrd of the Democratic Party for the presidential elections of the U.S. Objectives to be achieved by Byrd to defeat U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt for the candidature for...

  • Anti-Closed Shop Bills in New Congress.  // Congressional Digest;Feb47, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p46 

    This article provides an insight into the anti-closed shop bills in the U.S. Congress during the 80th. The first bill to outlaw the closed shop was introduced by Representative Howard Smith, Virginia, Democrat, on the opening day of Congress. Representative Smith's bill, however, would repeal...

  • Untitled.  // Time;8/17/1962, Vol. 80 Issue 07, p17 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Loye Miller Jr. on a cover story featuring U.S. Senator Harry Byrd, another one on the impact of a news story concerning the dangers of thalidomide, and one on the termination of the production of thalidomide in Japan.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics