September 1977
National Review;9/30/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 38, p1088
The article focuses on recent political and social developments in the United States. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Howard Baker has been involved in the Panama Canal controversy. The new school year in the U.S. opened with 300,000 fewer Americans attending school this year than in 1976. According to the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, their education will cost 12 billion dollars more as compared to last year. According to the Tax Foundation, the top 10 percent of American taxpayers paid nearly half of the 132.2 billion dollars that were collected by the government in 1976.


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