One-Third of a Nation

February 1941
New Republic;2/17/41, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p246
Comments on social deficiencies in the United States. View that unequal distribution of income is the fundamental factor beneath all the deficiencies; Description of a study which reveals that in 1935-36, almost half of all consumer expenditure was made by the richest quarter of the population; Emphasis on the health needs of the American people by the National Health Survey; Evidence of the seriousness of income distribution in 1940; Association of social deficiencies with population movements; Details of the report presented by the Tolan Committee, which investigated the migration problem; Suggestions for building health and social well-being of the people of the United States.


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