TITLE

What They Did in Congress

PUB. DATE
October 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;10/7/40, Vol. 103 Issue 15, Special Section p492
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the response of the Republican Party to the legislation formulated by the Administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Failure of the bill proposed under the New Deal, envisaging planning authorities, similar to the Tennessee Valley Authority for the principal regions of the country; Recommitment of the Roosevelt's proposal to enlarge and reorganize the Supreme Court, to the Senate Judiciary Committee; Senate vote for a bill, establishing the Housing Authority and permitting it to construct low-cost, subsidized housing on a large scale.
ACCESSION #
14750238

 

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