What They Promise

October 1940
New Republic;10/7/40, Vol. 103 Issue 15, Special Section p487
Examines the party platforms of Republican and Democratic Parties before the presidential election. Promise made by Democratic Party to strengthen the air force, mechanize the army and navy, and the industrial mobilization necessary to achieve these objectives; Opposition of the Republican Party to the involvement of the U.S. in foreign wars; Rejection of reciprocal trade agreements by Republican Party; Acceptance of Democratic Party for the obligation of the government to provide work for the jobless.


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