The Smoldering Constitutional Crisis

Hamilton, Walton
January 1943
New Republic;1/18/43, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p73
Presents information on a constitutional crisis which is being faced in the U.S. Comments on the political order in the U.S.; Need for an instrument of control which is faster, simpler and more flexible than the Congress or the court; Importance of the War Production Board in regulating industrial output and gearing the economy for a military struggle; Opinion on the three-in-one system of executive, legislature and judiciary; Importance of maintaining inter-department diplomacy in solving problems like shortage of raw materials, synthetic rubber and manpower; Comments on the view that elections reflect public opinion.


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