TITLE

DID THE PRESIDENT SIGN AWAY 1940?

AUTHOR(S)
Lucey, Charles T.
PUB. DATE
January 1940
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;1/27/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 31, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses issues associated with the Hatch Act, a legislation introduced by Senator Carl Atwood Hatch of New Mexico. Impact of the Hatch Act on U.S. politics; Provisions of the legislation; Effect of the Hatch Act on voters who are Federal jobholders; Actions taken by some politicians to weaken the enforcement of the Hatch Act after U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed it into law in August 1939.
ACCESSION #
19960772

 

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